- The US FDA has approved Voltaren Arthritis Pain (diclofenac sodium topical gel, 1%) as an OTC for the temporary relief of arthritis pain in the hand, wrist, elbow, foot, ankle or knee in adults aged ≥18yrs.
- The approval is based on a clinical study assessing Voltaren Arthritis Pain in patients with OA in hand & knee supporting the original prescription approval. The study demonstrated the onset of pain relief beginning as early as 1wk.
- Following the approval, Voltaren Arthritis Pain becomes the first and only prescription-strength, NSAID topical gel for arthritis pain to be available as OTC in the US
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