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Published: 2/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
NABOAL Gel 1%
 Active ingredient:
Diclofenac sodium
 Dosage form:
Clear to faint yellow colorless gel ointment
 Print on wrapping:
HP201G

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a non-steroidal antiphlogistic analgetic. It suppresses inflammation and relieves pain by suppressing prostaglandin biosynthesis involved in inflammation.
It is usually used to relieve pain / inflammation of osteoarthritis, shoulder periarthritis, tendinitis / tendovaginitis, peritendinitis, humeral epicondylitis (tennis elbow, etc.), muscle pain (muscular / fascial lower back pain, etc.) or posttraumatic swelling / pain.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have aspirin-induced asthma or a history of aspirin-induced asthma.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, depending on the symptoms, apply the appropriate dose several times a day to the affected area and rub it. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not apply this medicine to eyes or mucous membrane. It may cause tingling or burning sensation when used for areas with wounds.
  • Do not apply to occlusive dressing technique (wrap affected area up in a bandage).
  • If you miss applying, apply as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should not use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include dermatitis (rash, eczema, eruption), itch, redness, skin roughness and irritation. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • hives, swelling around the eyes and lips, breathing difficulty [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • rash / itch / pain, swelling / edema, blister at the application site [contact dermatitis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat, moisture and fire.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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