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food interaction for FREMOV

alcohol interaction for FREMOV

pregnancy interaction for FREMOV

lactation interaction for FREMOV

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Fremov gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Diclofenac Topical(1.16% w/w)


Diclofenac topical is used locally in the treatment of painful conditions such as arthritis of joint (osteoarthritis), conditions of the joint arising from destruction of healthy body tissue by the body’s immune system (rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis), lower back pain, sprains or bone fractures, inflammation of joints (frozen shoulder, gout), pain and swelling over body.

How it works

Diclofenac belongs to class of medications called as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by blocking the production of a certain chemical substance in the body that causes pain, fever, and inflammation. 

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Skin rash
Linseed Oil(3% w/w)


Used to reduce cholesterol levels, to slow prostate cancer growth before surgery, and topically for skin irritation.

How it works

Not known.

Common side effects

Shortness of breath, Lip swelling, Throat tightness
Menthol(5% w/w)


Pharmaceutical Aid

How it works

Menthol primarily activates the cold-sensitive TRPM8 receptors in the skin. Menthol, after topical application, causes a feeling of coolness due to stimulation of 'cold' receptors by inhibiting Ca++ currents of neuronal membranes. It may also yield analgesic properties via kappa-opioid receptor agonism.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Abdominal pain, Coma, Apnea (absence of breathing), Altered heart rate, Vertigo, Balance disorder (loss of balance), Contact dermatitis, Drowsiness
Methyl Salicylate(10% w/w)


Methyl salicylate is used as an anti-pain topical medication, as cream, gel, ointment, lotion or spray. It is used to temporarily relieve muscle or joint pain caused by strains, pains, arthritis, bruising or backaches.

How it works

Methyl salicylate belongs to a class of medication called analgesics. It works by inhibiting the formation of pain causing chemicals (prostaglandins) in the body.

Common side effects

Skin irritation, Tingling sensation


No substitutes found

Expert advice for FREMOV

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for FREMOV

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.

Methyl Salicylate

Q. Is methyl salicylate the same as aspirin or menthol?
Methyl salicylate is not the same as aspirin or menthol. Methyl salicylate belongs to the same class of medication like aspirin i.e. analgesics or painkillers
Q. How does methyl salicylate work?
Methyl salicylate relieves pain by inhibiting formation of pain causing chemicals in the body.

Q. Does it work as a blood thinner or kill bacteria?
 It is not a blood thinner and does not kill bacteria.
Q. Is methyl salicylate an active ingredient?
Methyl salicylate is one of the active ingredients of some pain relief topical cream/ gel/ lotion/ ointment/ spray.
Q. Is methyl salicylate safe?
Methyl salicylate is safe when used for an indication and at a dose instructed by doctor. It has local side-effects like cold or burning sensation at the site of application.


Content on this page was last updated on 07 October, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)