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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Solaraze® Gel is applied to lesion areas twice daily. It is to be smoothed onto the affected skin gently. The amount needed depends upon the size of the lesion site. Assure that enough Solaraze® Gel is applied to adequately cover each lesion. Normally 0.5 g of gel is used on each 5 cm x 5 cm lesion site. The recommended duration of therapy is from 60 days to 90 days. Complete healing of the lesion(s) or optimal therapeutic effect may not be evident for up to 30 days following cessation of therapy. Lesions that do not respond to therapy should be carefully re-evaluated and management reconsidered.
Available in tubes of 100 g (NDC 10337-803-01). Each gram of gel contains 30 mg of diclofenac sodium.
Store at controlled room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F); excursions permitted between 15-30°C (59-86°F). Protect from heat. Avoid freezing.
Manufactured by: Almirall Hermal GmbH D-21465 Reinbek, Germany. Made in Germany. Manufactured for: PharmaDerm® A division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc. Melville, NY 11747 USA. w w w .pharmaderm. com. www. solaraze.com. Revised 12/11
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/4/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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