Generic Voltaren

Voltaren was originally developed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals; however, now that the patent for the medication has expired, generic Voltaren can be manufactured and sold. Several companies produce the medication, which is sold under the name Diclofenac Sodium tablets. As with the brand-name Voltaren, the generic version is used to treat pain, swelling, and stiffness often seen with various forms of arthritis.

Generic Voltaren: An Overview

Voltaren® (diclofenac sodium) is a medication that has been licensed to treat several conditions. Some Voltaren uses include the relief of:
 
Voltaren is not a cure for these types of arthritis, however, nor does it slow down the progression of these diseases.
 
(The information in this article applies only to the tablet forms of this medication -- Voltaren and Voltaren-XR. This article does not apply to Voltaren® Gel or Voltaren Ophthalmic® eye drops.)
 
Voltaren and Voltaren-XR were originally developed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. The patents for these drugs have since expired, which means they can now be produced in generic form.
 

Strengths of Generic Voltaren

Generic Voltaren is sold under the name Diclofenac Sodium tablets. It is available in the following strengths:
 
  • Diclofenac Sodium 25 mg
  • Diclofenac Sodium 50 mg
  • Diclofenac Sodium 75 mg
  • Diclofenac Sodium 100 mg (equivalent to Voltaren-XR).
     
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