Dicloban ® Emulgel
Topical Analgesic ,Anti-inflammatory & Anti-rheumatic
  • Dicloban ® Emulgel is a preparation for rubbing into the skin,and contains the salt of diclofenac non-steroidal substance with pronounced anti-rheumatic,anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects.
  • Inhibition of prostaglandin biosynthesis, which has been demonstrated in experiments, is considered to be fundamental to the mechanism of action of diclofenac.

Each 1 g of Dicloban ® Emulgel contains:

  • Diclofenac diethylamine (Equivalent to diclofenac sodium 10 mg).

 Dicloban ® Emulgel is considered as a local symptomatic alleviative of pain and inflammation in

  • Trauma of the tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints.
  • Localized forms of soft tissue rheumatism;
  • Osteoarthritis of superficial joints such as the knee;
  • To relieve pain and reduce swelling in number of painful conditions affecting the joints and muscles, for example: (strains and bruises)
  • Hypersensitivity to diclofenac, aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
  • Dicloban® should not be used in the third trimester. 
  • Dicloban® passes into breast milk, but in quantities so small to be harmful to a breast-fed infant. 

* Generally, the adverse reactions occurring with topical diclofenac are as low as compared to oral use because of low absorption, and this adverse reactions rarely occurred because of well body tolerance of diclofenac.

* Occasionally the following side effects can occur: 

  • Itching, reddening 
  • smarting of the skin
  • skin rash
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight.

If any problems arise, discontinue use and seek medical advice.

  • Dicloban® Emulgel should be used as instructed by the physician or the pharmacist.
  • Gently rub a small amount of Dicloban® Emulgel into the skin around the painful or swollen area.
  • The amount of  Dicloban® Emulgel needed will vary depending upon the size of the painful or swollen area.
  • Dicloban® Emulgel can be applied 2–3 times a day unless otherwise directed by the physician.
  • Don’t rub Dicloban ® Emulgel into cuts, open wounds or any other area where the skin is abnormal.
  • After rubbing Dicloban® Emulgel into the skin, don’t cover with bandages or sticking plaster.
  • The hands should be washed after rubbing in Dicloban® Emulgel (unless they are the site being treated).
  • If symptoms do not improve within 2 weeks, or if they get worse, the physician should be consulted.
  • Avoid applying Dicloban® Emulgel in your eyes; if this happens, the eyes should be rinsed with clean water and the physician or pharmacist consulted.
  • Dicloban® Emulgel should not be applied to diseased skin, wounds of open injuries, and it should not be allowed to come into contact with mucous membrane.
  • The use of oral NSAIDs together with Dicloban® Emulgel should be cautioned as side effects may increase.
  • Dicloban® Emulgel should not be swallowed.
  • Tube: 40 g emulgel.
  • Store at temperature below 25°C and Protect from heat.