Be Ready to Answer Questions About OTC Diclofenac 1% Gel

You'll get questions at discharge about topical NSAIDs, since diclofenac 1% gel (Voltaren Arthritis Pain) will be OTC.

Other topical NSAIDs for pain, diclofenac 1.3% patch (Flector) and 1.5% and 2% solution (Pennsaid), will stay Rx-only for now.

But some of the generic Rx topical NSAIDs can cost hundreds of dollars per package. Expect OTC diclofenac gel to cost less.

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