Looking for a pain relief gel that is both cooling and effective? Meet Motusol Gel! Motusol Gel is designed to relieve pain associated with rheumatic conditions, joint and muscle sprains, strains and bruises. The active ingredient in Motusol Gel, diclofenac 1.16%, is an NSAID with anti-inflammatory properties that penetrates the skin to deliver relief directly to the affected area. In addition to its soothing, cooling formula, Motusol Gel is non-greasy and non-staining for your convenience. Apply Motusol Gel generously to the affected area and massage gently for best results. You’ll quickly notice a difference as Motusol Gel targets pain at the source and prevents some of the body’s pain-causing chemicals from being released. Don’t suffer through joint and muscle pain any longer – try Motusol Gel today!
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, suspect you are pregnant or breast-feeding
Do not use Motusol during the last trimester of pregnancy as it could harm your unborn child or cause problems at delivery. If you are planning a pregnancy or during the first and second trimester of pregnancy, Motusol should be used only after consultation with your doctor.
Motusol should only be used under medical advice during breast-feeding as diclofenac passes into breast milk in small amounts. Do not apply Motusol on the breasts if you are a nursing mother nor elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period of time.
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The price of Motusol Gel is £4.29 to £10.79
You can buy Motusol Gel at Dock Pharmacy Essex UK, UK Online Pharmacy.
Motusol Gel is available to buy over the counter.
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist have told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Adults and adolescents 14 years and over:
Motusol is used 3 – 4 times a day.
Depending on the size of the affected site to be treated, a cherry to walnut-sized quantity, corresponding to 1-4 g of gel is required.
The maximum daily dose is 16 g of gel.
Use in children and adolescents (under 14 years):
Do not use this medicine in children and adolescents under 14 years of age
Duration of treatment:
The duration of use depends on the symptoms and the underlying disease.
Motusol should not be used longer than 1 week without medical advice.
If symptoms worsen or do not improve after 3- 5 days, a doctor should be consulted
What you need to know before you use Motusol
DO NOT use Motusol: · if you are allergic to diclofenac or any of the other ingredients of this medicine listed in section 6, · if you have ever developed breathing problems (asthma, bronchospasm), hives, runny nose, or swelling of the face or tongue after taking/using acetylsalicylic acid or another non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (e.g. ibuprofen), · on open injuries, inflammations or infections of the skin as well as on eczema or mucous membranes, · in the last trimester of pregnancy see “Pregnancy”, · in children and adolescents under 14 years of age. Warnings and precautions Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Motusol. You are more likely to asthma attacks (so-called analgesic intolerance / analgesic asthma), local skin or mucous membrane swelling (so-called quincke oedema) or hives than other patients. If you suffer from asthma, hay fever, swelling of the nasal membrane (so-called nasal polyps) or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic respiratory tract infections (particularly associated with hay fever-like symptoms) or hypersensitivity to other painkillers and anti-rheumatic medicines of any kind. In these patients, Motusol may only be used under certain precautions (emergency preparedness) and REG0289391 Version 2.0 Effective Page 2 of 7 3 direct medical supervision. The same applies for patients who are also allergic to other substances e.g. with skin reactions, itching or hives. When Motusol is applied to a large area of skin and over a prolonged period, the possibility of systemic side-effects from the application of Motusol cannot be excluded. The gel should therefore be used with caution by patients with reduced kidney function, reduced heart function or reduced liver function as well as patients with active peptic ulcers in the stomach or duodenum. Apply Motusol only to intact, not diseased or injured skin. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. The gel must not be taken orally. After applying the gel on the skin you can use a permeable (non-occlusive) bandage but allow the gel to dry on the skin for a few minutes. Do not use with an airtight occlusive dressing. If the symptoms worsen or do not improve after 3 – 5 days, consult a doctor. The use of Motusol should be discontinued if you develop a skin rash. If you are exposed to direct sunlight or artificial sun there is a risk of skin reactions. You should avoid sunlight or artificial sun during treatment and for two weeks after stopping treatment. Precautions should be taken to prevent children from touching the area to which the gel is applied. Do not smoke or go near naked flames – risk of severe burns. Fabric (clothing, bedding, dressings etc) that has been in contact with this product burns more easily and is a serious fire hazard. Washing clothing and bedding may reduce product build-up but not totally remove it. Children and adolescents Do not use this medicine in children and adolescents under 14 years of age. Other medicines and Motusol Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. In intended, cutaneous use of Motusol no interactions have become known so far. Pregnancy and breast-feeding If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine. Pregnancy Do not use Motusol during the last trimester of pregnancy as it could harm your unborn child or cause problems at delivery. If you are planning a pregnancy or during the first and second trimester of pregnancy, Motusol should be used only after consultation with your doctor. Breast-feeding Motusol should only be used under medical advice during breast-feeding as diclofenac passes into breast milk in small amounts. Do not apply Motusol on the breasts if you are a nursing mother nor elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period of time. Driving and using machines Motusol has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive or to use machines. Motusol contains Propylene glycol (E1520) This medicine contains 50 mg propylene glycol in 1 g of gel. Motusol contains fragrances REG0289391 Version 2.0 Effective Page 3 of 7 4 This medicine contains fragrance with benzyl alcohol (0.15 mg/g, E1519), citral, citronellol, coumarin, eugenol, farnesol, geraniol, d-limonene and linalool which may cause allergic reactions. In addition, benzyl alcohol may cause mild local irritation.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Some rare and very rare side effects may be serious. If you experience any of the following signs of allergy, stop using Motusol and tell a doctor or pharmacist immediately. · Skin rash with blisters; hives (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people). · Wheezing, shortness of breath or feeling of tightness in the chest (asthma) (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people). · Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people). Other side effects are possible: Common side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10 people): Skin rash, itching, reddening, eczema, dermatitis (inflammation of the skin) including contact dermatitis. Uncommon side effects (may affect up to 1 in 100 people): Scaling, dehydration of the skin, swelling (oedema). Very rare side effects (may affect up 1 in 10,000 people) Pustular rash, gastrointestinal complaints, hypersensitivity reactions (including hives), sensitivity to light with appearance of skin reactions after exposition to sunlight. Not known side effects (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data) Burning sensation at the application site, dry skin. When Motusol is applied to a large area of skin and over a prolonged period, the possibility of systemic side-effects (e.g. renal, hepatic or gastrointestinal side effects, systemic hypersensitivity reactions) – as they occur possibly after systemic administration of diclofenac-containing medicines cannot be completely excluded. Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme Website: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
The active substance is diclofenac.
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton and tube. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. This medicinal product does not require any special temperature storage conditions. Store in the original tube in order to protect from light. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. Please, do not apply the ointment shortly before taking a shower or bath. These measures will help protect the environment.
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