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Moov Advance Diclofenac Gel

Manufactured byReckitt Benckiser
ContainsDiclofenac (1 %w/w) + Methyl Salicylate (10 %w/w) + Menthol (5 %w/w)
Description

Moov Advance Diclofenac Gel is a combination medicine which is used to relieve symptoms such as knee pain, muscle pain or stiffness, joint pain, neck pain or tenderness, back pain or tenderness, shoulder pain, etc. associated with conditions such as sports injuries, sprains, strains, arthritis, or other musculoskeletal conditions.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Moov Advance Diclofenac Gel

  • Skin rash
  • Itching
  • Skin blistering
  • Redness of the skin

Uses of Moov Advance Diclofenac Gel

What is it prescribed for?

  • Mild to moderate pain
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. This medicine is contraindicated during the third trimester of pregnancy.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to diclofenac, menthol, methyl salicylate or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. This medicine is contraindicated during the third trimester of pregnancy.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

External use only

This medicine is recommended for use only on the skin; it is not recommended for use in the eyes. You are advised not to use this medicine on open wounds, inflamed, broken, or damaged skin.

Skin allergies

This medicine may cause fatal skin allergies without any warnings in some patients. Signs and symptoms such as rashes, hives, fever, or other allergic symptoms should be reported to the doctor without any delay. Discontinue the use in case of severe skin irritation or discomfort. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Other medicines

Moov Advance Diclofenac Gel may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Use in children

This medicine is recommended for use in children aged below 16 years since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Active peptic ulceration

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from active peptic ulceration due to the risk of adverse effects. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms unless it is applied for a prolonged period of time in large volumes. However, the ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Leflunomide

Celecoxib

Aspirin

Disease interactions

Asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of NSAID-sensitive asthma since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Apply a thin film of the gel to the affected areas as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Do not cover the application area with bandages or other coverings unless specifically instructed by the doctor. If the symptoms are not resolved within 7 days of use, consult your doctor for further instructions.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Diclofenac works by reducing the formation of certain substances in the body that are responsible for causing pain and swelling. Methyl salicylate helps in reducing pain. Menthol provides a soothing and cooling effect on the skin.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, Topical analgesics

Schedule

OTC

Gel M. Moov Advance Diclofenac Gel [Internet]. Moov.co.in. 2019 [cited 4 October 2019]. Available from:

https://www.moov.co.in/en/our-products/gel/moov-advance-diclofenac-gel/

Methyl salicylate- DrugBank [Internet]. 2017 [cited 1 October 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09543

Menthol - DrugBank [Internet]. 2017 [cited 1 October 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00825

Diclofenac: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 6 March 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a689002.html
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Information on this page was last updated on 4 Oct 2019

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