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User Reviews for Voltaren

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Condition Avg. Rating Reviews Compare
Muscle Pain 9.3
6 reviews 351 medications
Period Pain 9.0
2 reviews 82 medications
Back Pain 8.3
20 reviews 177 medications
Osteoarthritis 8.2
35 reviews 353 medications
Sciatica 8.1
8 reviews 281 medications
Ankylosing Spondylitis 7.5
6 reviews 144 medications
Pain 7.5
48 reviews 1117 medications
Rheumatoid Arthritis 6.5
11 reviews 361 medications
Frozen Shoulder 5.5
4 reviews 55 medications
Summary of Voltaren reviews 7.8 140 reviews

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Reviews for Voltaren

Eyes of Horus · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 30, 2020

For Pain: “I got this from the VA right before it was dumped on to the public. It did ABSOLUTELY NOTHING for the pain. I may have been using petroleum jelly. It's a waste of money. Thing is, the accompanying information listed on the sheet had a number of side effects listed. Somehow, they seemed to have disappeared.”

1 / 10
Big C · Taken for less than 1 month July 25, 2020

For Osteoarthritis: “I tried Voltaren because it was new and different and nothing else on the market helped with my knee pain. I followed the directions and found that it doesn't work either. Definitely not worth the price I paid. I'm hoping that some day I will be able to find a product that actually does what it claims.”

1 / 10
Raoul · Taken for less than 1 month June 30, 2020

For Pain: “Side of foot been hurting for 7-10 days.X-rays negative. Doc said it is tendonitis. ( doesn't know what else it is). He said voltaren should be helpful, reduce the discomfort. I purchased a tube of voltaren for $20. I have now applied it 4 times. Very disappointing. I don't feel anything from it! It is a waste.”

1 / 10
Damien712 June 11, 2020

For Frozen Shoulder: “Doctor recommended surgery but I had some Voltaren gel that I used for my knee. Worked well for the knee so I used it on my left shoulder. After a couple of days applying it 3 times daily it started working. I have been using it since and it really helps. I haven't had any stomach ache problems like oral NSAID's.”

8 / 10
Hag June 4, 2020

For Pain: “The only thing about the product is the size of the tube it comes in . For my knees they suggest a 4 gram dosage. Well if I use 4 grams per knee 4 times a day that's 32 grams a day! Well it cones in a 50 gram tube. Well common sense tells me I'll only get a not even two day treatment!! Need to look into a larger supply to your customers!! Thanks Hag”

8 / 10
Kay · Taken for less than 1 month April 6, 2020

For Pain: “I have toothache and I find voltaren 75mg works better than 100mg, 75mg starts to work within 20 mins for me, however it only last 4to 5 hrs”

7 / 10
Charles · Taken for 1 to 6 months March 10, 2020

For Sciatica: “I’ve been struggling with sciatica for almost a decade. Voltaren is fine but I think I've found even a better one. It's called Acuraflex. I've just ordered it so it will come in a few days. I've seen that it has some good ingredients so I think it will be maybe even better than voltaren. Has anyone tried it yet? cheers”

8 / 10
Cootje · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 10, 2019

For Osteoarthritis: “Voltaren didn’t do anything for my knee problems. Worthless.”

1 / 10
Disappointed · Taken for 6 months to 1 year May 21, 2019

For Back Pain: “My Voltaren is destined for the trashcan. I used the product several times for moderate back pain over a one year period. Did absolutely nothing for me. It's a pricey product, not covered by my insurance, and proved ineffective. I switched back to the cheaper products on the market which are much more effective.”

1 / 10
scottie · Taken for less than 1 month May 14, 2019

For Pain: “After 5-6 days on Voltaren the pain from my tennis elbow dropped from a 8 down to a 1 based on a scale of 1-10.....10 being the greatest pain, so yes it works”

Marky May 9, 2019

For Back Pain: “My back was in pain and I was bent over and couldn't stand up straight, the pain was bad and I have taken strong pain meds for years. I started taking Voltaren 75mg. The next day I was 75% better. The following day my back pain I was 100% better, so I am very pleased that the voltaren tablets worked.”

10 / 10
Ray · Taken for 1 to 6 months April 21, 2019

For Osteoarthritis: “I currently have osteoarthritis in my left knee. I had arthroscopic surgery in January of this year. I think the surgery has not helped my problem. I use Voltaren gel on my knee three times each day. I am very pleased with the result and have had less pain since using this treatment.”

Shelly · Taken for 1 to 6 months April 2, 2019

For Osteoarthritis: “Not effective for arthritis in my hands. I felt no difference whatsoever. Very expensive and not effective.”

2 / 10
Toppo · Taken for less than 1 month March 9, 2019

For Osteoarthritis: “I have been struggling for a couple of years with pain in my right knee. Problems sleeping and now walk with a limp. Bought Voltarol after seeing numerous glowing adverts on tv. Very expensive and an absolute waste of money. This cream made no difference at all. Rubbish.”

1 / 10
jimmy February 14, 2019

For Pain: “had gout on and off now for 20 years and always used voltaren 75 at the first signs of an attack. I take one tablet and the symptoms are usually gone in about 3 to 4 hours. I have been to doctors on several occasions when ran out of voltaren and asked for volteren on perscription but always told that they are not good to take and always given rubbish that does not work. I normally go on holiday to spain and get pills over the counter at local pharmacy.”

10 / 10
anonymous January 25, 2019

For Sciatica: “If you apply the ointment/gel cover it up with a piece Saranwrap - no need to wait for it to dry and it can incubate that way without anybody noticing. Try to do this when you feel the first signs of sciatica...that'll do the trick.”

10 / 10
Sparky · Taken for 1 to 6 months October 15, 2018

For Frozen Shoulder: “Did absolutely nothing for me, the pain was the same with or without using it, complete waste of money.”

1 / 10
darkangel · Taken for 1 to 6 months August 25, 2018

For Pain: “I have severe ankle and foot pain from nerve damage. These pill do not work. I get severe cramps from my menstrual cycle too [ clearly it's fun 2 be me] and the voltaren did nothing for that as well.”

1 / 10
Tom · Taken for less than 1 month July 7, 2018

For Pain: “Voltaren 75mg for knee inflammation. Stay away! This drug nearly killed me! I am an overall healthy 39 yo Male. Side effects: bloody diarrhea / tarry stool, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, faint, lightheaded, dizzy, racing heart, passed out and fell twice (Gastric bleed)! I believe I was on the verge of a heart attack. I cannot believe this drug is still available! No relief whatsoever.”

1 / 10
Saar 1234 · Taken for less than 1 month April 26, 2018

For Osteoarthritis: “Might as well take a sugar pill”

1 / 10
Chance7 · Taken for less than 1 month February 24, 2018

For Osteoarthritis: “Been in pain for 9 months. $800 knee brace. Helped but not enough. Took a fall on the ice and a trip to Ortho Walk in. Gave me Voltaren to take. No pain in less than an hour. Not thrilled with possible side effect, but pain free. I will take the chance.”

10 / 10
Aloosi January 29, 2018

For Muscle Pain: “I have scoliosis which not only gives me intense back pain but also takes away my ability to walk from how excruciating it is. I find that voltaren takes way the pain quickly which is a relief since I am a student and I have to walk from class to class.”

9 / 10
Fullbodypain · Taken for 10 years or more November 19, 2017

For Muscle Pain: “I have Marfans/EDS/Fibromyalgia mixed connective tissue disorder with intense muscle spasms and pain. Voltaren actually reduces to Rids muscle and all other pain in my miserable body. I can't take narcotics as i vomit and they don't work, but oddly Voltaren does work for me. Also works on those with arthritis (as originally intended) and several people have commented this cream/gel has been the only med, oral or topical, to truly help. I use Brand as generics of anything don't work.”

10 / 10
Anonymous October 7, 2017

For Osteoarthritis: “Doesn't help at all. Lots of money for no easing of pain.”

Sparxy · Taken for less than 1 month September 12, 2017

For Rheumatoid Arthritis: “I found no relief from using this product for osteo arthritis”

2 / 10