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Voltaren XR

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INDICATIONS

Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of Voltaren®-XR (diclofenac sodium extended-release) tablets, USP and other treatment options before deciding to use Voltaren-XR. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals (see WARNINGS).

Voltaren-XR is indicated:

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Carefully consider the potential benefits and risks of Voltaren®-XR (diclofenac sodium extended-release tablets) (diclofenac sodium extended-release) tablets, USP and other treatment options before deciding to use Voltaren-XR. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals (see WARNINGS).

After observing the response to initial therapy with Voltaren-XR, the dose and frequency should be adjusted to suit an individual patient's needs.

For the relief of osteoarthritis, the recommended dosage is 100 mg q.d.

For the relief of rheumatoid arthritis, the recommended dosage is 100 mg q.d. In the rare patient where Voltaren-XR 100 mg/day is unsatisfactory, the dose may be increased to 100 mg b.i.d. if the benefits outweigh the clinical risks of increased side effects.

Different formulations of diclofenac [Voltaren® (diclofenac sodium enteric-coated tablets); Voltaren®-XR (diclofenac sodium extended-release) tablets, USP; Cataflam® (diclofenac potassium immediate-release tablets)] are not necessarily bioequivalent even if the milligram strength is the same.

HOW SUPPLIED

Voltaren®-XR (diclofenac sodium extended-release) tablets, USP

100 mg

Light pink, film-coated, round, biconvex with beveled edges (imprinted Voltaren XR on one side and 100 on the other side in black ink)

Bottles of 100..NDC 0078-0446-05

Do not store above 30°C (86°F). Protect from moisture.

Dispense in tight container (USP).

REV: February 2011. Manufactured by: Novartis Pharma Stein AG Stein, Switzerland for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation East Hanover , NJ 07936

Last reviewed on RxList: 4/13/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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