Nogales Pharmacy Information – Voltaren Gel


Generic name: Diclofenac Sodium

Other names: Pennsaid, Solaraze

Type of drug: Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug (NSAID)

Used to treat: Voltaren gel eases osteoarthitic pain in body joints and extremities. Its active ingredient, diclofenac, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)

Controlled in Mexico? (what does this mean?) No

U.S. Prescription Required? Yes

Description, Indications and Contraindications

Nogales Voltaren Gel Price Survey

Date: January 2016

Sample pricing:

Voltaren gel 2.3%

50 grams $13.00

100 grams $18.00

Source: Farmacia SiFarma, Avenida Obregon #137

Purchasing this medication in Mexico: Because Voltaren gel is not controlled in Mexico, it may be purchased without a prescription. Because Voltaren is a prescription drug in the U.S., a valid prescription written by a licensed U.S. doctor will be required to bring the medicine into the United States.


This information is for general information purposes only and is not in any way provided to promote or sell medication. Consult with a physician before using this prescription drug.