Voltaren Gel (Diclofenac)

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Voltaren Gel 1%
Diclofenac Sodium
Voltaren Gel 1.16%
Diclofenac Sodium
Voltaren Gel 1.16%
Diclofenac Sodium
Voltaren Gel 2.32%
Diclofenac Sodium
3M Health Care


Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

Order Online

How to buy Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel online?

Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel can be ordered online through CanadianPharmacyOnline.com or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90 days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider.

Is it safe to order from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Voltaren Gel Cost

How much does Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel cost?

Voltaren Gel 1% – 100g

  • Average US retail price – $71.47
  • Our price – $40.00

At CanadianPharmacyOnline.com, we make sure to keep drug prices low. You can view the Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel cost savings above with price comparison of  Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel 1% between the average U.S. retail price and Canadian Pharmacy Online price.

What is the lowest price of Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $0.39/unit for Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) 1% Gel 

The best price for Voltaren gel will be our “Best Value” option.

Is this price for Diclofenac Gel without insurance?

The prices above are without insurance. Unfortunately, we do not accept insurance. However, we will provide you an official receipt which you can use to apply for reimbursement with your insurance company. We are unable to adjudicate with US insurance providers.

Why is Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Drug prices in Canada and from other countries we source medication from are negotiated and regulated. The US is a free market economy which is why the cost of medications differ since pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they deem appropriate for the product. As a result, we can offer lower prices to our patients as we utilize medications from these countries. 

Voltaren Gel Coupon

Is there a coupon for Voltaren Gel available?

Yes, we do you have a Voltaren Gel coupon for an extra discount on your prescription. You can save $10 off your order with coupon code VOLTAREN10. Apply coupon at checkout for instant savings and pay less for your prescription with a minimum $50 order.

Voltaren Gel Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel available?

There is no lower cost generic for Diclofenac gel available commercially on the market.

How much cheaper is generic Voltaren Gel?

There is currently no generic alternative.

What is the difference between brand and generic Voltaren Gel?

Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation. 


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. We ship nationwide across the United States.

How much does shipping cost?

Standards shipping is free.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy with Canadian Pharmacy Online. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account.

You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Voltaren Gel (Diclofenac)

What is Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel ? 

Diclofenac Gel is a prescription medication that is classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). 


What is Voltaren Gel used for?

It is used to treat the pain associated with osteoarthritis of the knees and hands and rheumatoid arthritis. 

How does Voltaren Gel work? 

It exerts analgesic and anti-inflammatory action by inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis via inhibition of cyclooxygenase (COX-1 and COX-2) 


How do I take Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel? 

Diclofenac Gel should be used as directed by your physician. A specified amount is typically applied 4 times daily. 

What dosages are available?

It is available as brand 1% gel. 

What is the recommended dosage? 

The recommended dosage varies based on patient-specific factors, refer to your doctor for dosing recommendations. 

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum recommended dosage is 32 g/day.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, skip that dose and apply your next dose as scheduled. Do not apply extra to make up for the missed dose. 

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel?

Black box warning: NSAID therapies have been linked to cardiovascular thrombotic events (heart attacks). Based on this, the lowest effective doses for the least amount of time should be used in order to reduce your risk. 

If you have had a history of ulcers or other gastrointestinal (GI) inflammation, you should use this mediation with caution since it can exacerbate/ cause these conditions. 

This medication can alter your liver function tests, if it produces significant persistent abnormalities you should discontinue Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel. 

Patients with existing renal dysfunction should use caution with this medication since it can cause renal injury. 

Patients with existing hypertension should use this medication cautiously given that it can cause hypertension. 

If you have a history of heart failure or fluid retention this medication can exacerbate fluid accumulation. 

Hypersensitivity reactions have occurred with Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel. If you experience any swelling of the face, tongue, or throat while on Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel discontinue it immediately and seek appropriate medical attention. 

NSAIDS can cause Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) which are both serious adverse skin reactions that can be fatal. If you develop a rash while using this medication, discontinue and be evaluated by your physician. 

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel?

Some common (>2%) side effects include:

  • Application site reactions
  • Dermatitis 

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects.


Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Concomitant use of Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel with other NSAIDS or anticoagulants may put you at an increased risk of a GI bleed.


How should this medication be stored?

Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel should be stored at room temperature, do not freeze. 

Pharmacist Tips

  • Depending on the sight of application (upper/lower extremity) you will apply different amounts of the medication. Within the package there is a clear ruler that will help you appropriately measure the dose needed. 
  • Ensure that you are not taking any additional NSAIDS while on this medication, unless otherwise instructed. 
  • Do not wrap or heat the area after applying Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel. This can increase medication absorption above intended amounts. 

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


Voltaren Gel Coupon
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Voltaren Gel FAQ

Can you put Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel on your back?

The medication was not evaluated for use on your back. Appropriate applications include upper and lower extremity joints.

How long does Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel take to work?

Clinical studies showed that patients had significant reduction in hand pain after 4 weeks of therapy. 

What are the side effects of Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel?

Common side effects are limited to topical skin reactions (i.e. dermatitis). 

Can you use too much Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel?

Yes. You should use Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel as recommended by your physician. Generally, no more than 16g daily to a lower extremity joint and no more than 8g daily to an upper extremity joint (max 32g total daily).

Does Voltaren (Diclofenac Sodium) Gel reduce inflammation?

Yes, Diclofenac Sodium Gel  is an NSAID topical therapy that is intended to reduce the inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in the upper and lower extremities. 

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.