Activa 1% Gel

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Activa 1% Gel

Primarily used for

Rheumatic pain, Muscle pain, Arthralgia (joint pain)
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30 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Activa Gel

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Uses of Activa Gel

Activa 1% Gel is used in rheumatic pain, muscle pain, arthralgia and musculo-skeletal pain.
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How to use Activa Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Activa Gel works

Activa 1% gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of prostaglandin, that causes allergy symptoms and inflammation (swelling and redness).

In Depth Information on Activa Gel

Expert advice for Activa Gel

  • Inform your doctor if you have diabetes, angina, blood clots, and high blood pressure, raised cholesterol or raised triglycerides, liver disorder of the red blood pigment (porphyria).
  • Tell your doctor if you had or need to have surgery.
  • Avoid direct contact of gel/ lotion with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to diclofenac or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you previously had allergic reaction (asthma, hives or a cold) due to aspirin or other pain killers.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Activa 1% Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Activa 1% Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Activa 1% Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. Lim
ited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Activa 1% Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Activa
1% Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Activa
1% Gel in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Activa 1% Gel

Frequently asked questions for Diclofenac Topical

Q. Is diclofenac topical a blood thinner / controlled substance?
Diclofenac is a pain relieving medication and it does not significantly affect the function of platelets in blood; hence it is not a blood thinner. It is not a controlled substance as it does not have the potential for abuse or addiction.

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