Does Voltaren Gel treat symptoms only without having any "healing" properties?

Answers (2)

19 Aug 2009

Voltaren Gel (diclofenac) is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Voltaren works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.

Voltaren Gel treats the symptoms of pain and helps reduce inflammation, so I would say that it treats the symptoms and heals.

http://www.drugs.com/voltaren-gel.html

Votes: +1

10 Jul 2011

I think this person means... is there any kind of anti-biotic or at least soothing or numbing agent in the gel itself, besides just the medication. For instance I noted that it didn't seem to create a softer skin state, so I assume there are no skin softening agents in the formula. I too wondered if there were topical healing agents present... not just the pain killing,people which here seems to mean healing to some people.

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Voltaren Gel - Does it work?

I recently heard about Voltaren Gel for treatment of Osteoarthritis. I'm wondering if anyone has used it and does it work in relieving the pain? ...

13 answers 4 Oct 2009

How does Voltaren Patch compare to Voltaren Gel in relieving lower back pain?

I was prescribed the patch yesterday, now I see there is a gel on the market. No one mentions the price of the gel, the patch is VERY expensive, but ...

2 answers 8 Nov 2009

If I take the medicine,would be on COPD. Voltaran gel?

If I take Voltaren Gel, would be bad COPD.

1 answer 24 Jun 2010

Why is voltaren gel no longer available from the supplier?

I have been using Voltaren gel for hip bursitis with great results. Now my pharmacist tells me that he can no longer get it from his supplier. I ...

20 answers 18 Feb 2012

Voltaren Gel - I heard that voltaren was linked to increased heart issues. This was onlyheard this?

does anyone know anything about this?

2 answers 13 Feb 2013