Even though it relieves with the help of external applications, diclofenac is the chemical used in forming the topical adhesive patch. This super efficient formula caters as the best alternative for the oral medical treatment serving as pain relief. FDA (Food and drug administration) approved Nupatch on 31 January 2007 followed with marketing that commenced in 2008.
From the pain relief drugs, this diclofenac patch is approved in 43 countries worldwide and people prefer this solution for better results. The external application is approved to treat acute pains that can be observed due to minor strains, sprains and contusions. The voltaren patch serves the best solution, and is recommended as the reliable solution for those finding difficulty in tolerating the diclofenac composition.
Although the medication should be externally applied, the transdermal patch is not safe for everyone. People allergic to diclofenac, NSIADs or aspirin should stay away from the nupatch as well. Also, men who had a coronary arterial bypass surgery should stay away from the pain relieving chemical.
The drug turns up with various side effects; some of them include chest pain, bloody coughs, fever, weakness, slurred speech, rapid weight gain, nausea, headache, sore throat etc. These troubles should be kept a check on and the medications should be followed accordingly.