MOTRIN® Arthritis Pain Relief Diclofenac Sodium Topical Gel 1%
Treat arthritis joint pain with fragrance-free MOTRIN® Arthritis Pain Diclofenac Sodium Topical Gel 1%. This topical gel with 1% diclofenac sodium, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), is clinically proven to relieve arthritis joint pain. This original prescription strength topical analgesic cream works to reduce inflammation in hands, wrists, elbows, feet, ankles, and knees, improves mobility and reduces joint stiffness. The fragrance-free gel is easy to apply, and you should feel significant pain relief within 7 days of continuous use. It can be used up to four times daily for up to 21 days. To use, squeeze arthritis pain relief gel from tube and apply to affected area. Use 2 grams of gel for each upper body area (hands, wrists, and elbows) and 4 grams for each lower body area (knees, feet, and ankles). Do not use on more than 2 body areas at the same time.
For the temporary relief of arthritis pain ONLY in the following areas:
Hand, wrist, elbow (upper body areas)
Foot, ankle, knee (lower body areas)
This product may take up to 7 days to work for arthritis pain; it is not for immediate relief. If no pain relief in 7 days, stop use.
Diclofenac sodium (NSAID*) 1% (equivalent to 0.93% diclofenac) *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Arthritis pain reliever
Carbomer homopolymer Type C, cocoyl caprylocaprate, isopropyl alcohol, mineral oil, polyoxyl 20 cetostearyl ether, propylene glycol, purified water, strong ammonia solution
How to Use
For arthritis pain only
Use 4 times a day
For use on no more than 2 body areas
May take up to 7 days to work for your arthritis pain
Use up to 21 days unless directed by your doctor
Use up to 21 days unless directed by your doctor
Not for strains, sprains, bruises or sports injuries. This product has not been shown to work for these types of injuries.
For your arthritis pain:
Use ENCLOSED DOSING CARD to measure a dose
Use 4 times per day every day
For each upper body area (hand, wrist, or elbow) – Squeeze out 2.25 inches (2 grams)
Do not use on more than 2 body areas at the same time
For each lower body area (foot, ankle or knee) – Squeeze out 4.5 inches (4 grams)
Read the enclosed User Guide for complete instructions:
Use only as directed
Do not use more than directed or for longer than directed
Apply only to clean, dry skin that does not have any cuts, open wounds, infections or rashes
Do not apply in same area as any other product
Do not apply with external heat such as heating pad
Do not apply a bandage over the treated area
Store ENCLOSED DOSING CARD with your MOTRIN® Arthritis Pain product. The dosing card is re-usable.
Not for use on any other body area (Such as back, hip or shoulder)
Tamper evident statement: Do not use if safety seal on tube nozzle is broken or missing.
For external use only
Allergy alert: Diclofenac may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. Symptoms may include:
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
Liver warning: This product contains diclofenac. Liver damage may occur if you apply
More or for a longer time than directed
When using other drugs containing diclofenac
Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is small but higher if you
Are age 60 or older
Have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
Take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
Take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others)
Have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
Apply more or for longer than directed
Heart attack and stroke warning: NSAIDs, except aspirin, increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer than directed.
Do not use
If you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever or to a fever reducer
For strains, sprains, bruises or sports injuries. This product has not been shown to work for these types of injuries.
Right before or after heart surgery
On more than 2 body areas at the same time
In the eyes, nose or mouth
Ask a doctor before use if
You have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers
Stomach bleeding warning applies to you
You have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
You have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, asthma, or had a stroke
You are taking a diuretic
You are under age 18 years. It is not known if this drug works or is safe in children under age 18 years.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
Under a doctor’s care for any serious condition
Taking any other drug
When using this product
Avoid contact with eyes, nose, or mouth
If eye contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water
Stop use and ask a doctor if
Pain gets worse or lasts more than 21 days
Redness or swelling is present in the painful area
Skin irritation occurs
Any new symptoms appear. These could be signs of a serious condition.
You experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
Have bloody or black stools
Have stomach pain that does not get better
You have symptoms of heart problems or stroke:
Weakness in one part or side of body
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use diclofenac at 20 weeks or later in pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.
Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Keep from freezing.
read all product information before using. Keep the dosing card, this carton and accompanying User Guide for important information.
1.76- ounce tube of MOTRIN® Arthritis Pain Relief Diclofenac Sodium Gel, a gel made with 1% diclofenac sodium, to relieve pain due to arthritis in the hands, wrists, elbows, knees, feet and ankles
MOTRIN® Arthritis Pain Relief is a fragrance-free Anti-Inflammatory Diclofenac Sodium Topical Gel that relieves arthritis pain and works to reduce inflammation associated with arthritis, improves mobility, and reduce joint stiffness
MOTRIN® Arthritis Pain is a fragrance-free topical gel is made with 1% diclofenac sodium, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), to relieve pain caused by arthritis. It can only be used on the hands, wrists, elbows, knees, feet and ankles
To use, squeeze MOTRIN® Arthritis Pain topical gel from tube and apply to affected area. Use 2 grams of gel for each upper body area (the hands, wrists and elbows) and use 4 grams for each lower body area (the knees, feet and ankles)
MOTRIN® Arthritis Pain Diclofenac Sodium Topical Gel 1% is not for immediate relief and may take up to 7 days for effective pain relief. MOTRIN® Arthritis Pain can be used up to 4 times per day; do not use on more than 2 body areas at the same time