Q: What is diclofenac sodium topical gel used for?

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Diclofenac sodium gel is a topical NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug). The 1% diclofenac sodium gel is used to treat osteoarthritis pain, swelling and stiffness in joints where it is easy to apply. This includes the hands, wrists, elbows, feet, ankles and knees. The brand name is Voltaren Gel.

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  1. Diclofenac Gel Prescribing Information. 
  2. Diclofenac Topical (Osteoarthritis Pain). U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

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