Aspercreme Arthritis Pain Relief Gel

Clinically Proven to Relieve Arthritis Pain

  • Full Prescription Strength
  • Reduces Inflammation
  • Targets Pain Directly at the Source
Temporarily relieve arthritis pain in your upper (hands, wrists, elbows) and lower (knees, feet, ankles) body areas. NEW Aspercreme Arthritis Pain Relief Gel with Diclofenac provides prescription strength pain relief without a prescription. Diclofenac, the active ingredient in Aspercreme Arthritis, targets pain directly at the source to reduce inflammation and help relieve arthritis pain.

Directions

Use up to 21 days unless directed by your doctor 

Not for strains, sprains, bruises or sports injuries. This product has not been shown to work for these types of injuries. 

For your arthritis pain: 

  • Use 4 times per day every day 
  • Do not use on more than 2 body areas at the  same time 

Ingredients

 Diclofenac sodium (NSAID*) 1% (equivalent to 0.93% diclofenac)…………………………Arthritis pain reliever 

 *nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug 

Warnings

 For external use only 

Allergy alert: Diclofenac may cause a severe allergic reaction, especially in people allergic to aspirin. 

Symptoms may include: 

  • hives
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • skin reddening
  • blisters 
  • facial swelling
  • shock
  • rash 

If an allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away. 

Liver warning: This product contains diclofenac. Liver damage may occur if you apply 

  • more or for a longer time than directed 
  • when using other drugs containing diclofenac 

Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is small but higher if you 

  • are age 60 or older 
  • have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems 
  • take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug 
  • take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others) 
  • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product 
  • apply more or for longer than directed 

Heart attack and stroke warning: NSAIDs, except aspirin, increase the risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. These can be fatal. The risk is higher if you use more than directed or for longer than directed. 

Do not use 

  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever or to a fever reducer 
  • for strains, sprains, bruises or sports injuries. This product has not been shown to work for these types of injuries. 
  • right before or after heart surgery 
  • on more than 2 body areas at the same time 
  • in the eyes, nose or mouth 

Ask a doctor before use if 

  • you have problems or serious side effects from taking pain relievers or fever reducers 
  • stomach bleeding warning applies to you 
  • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn 
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, asthma, or had a stroke 
  • you are taking a diuretic 
  • you are under age 18 years. It is not known if this drug works or is safe in children under age 18 years. 

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are 

  • under a doctor’s care for any serious condition 
  • taking any other drug 

When using this product 

  • avoid contact with eyes, nose, or mouth 
  • if eye contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water 

Stop use and ask a doctor if 

  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 21 days 
  • redness or swelling is present in the painful area 
  • fever occurs 
  • skin irritation occurs 
  • any new symptoms appear. These could be signs of a serious condition. 
  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding: 
    • feel faint
    • have bloody or black stools 
    • vomit blood
    • have stomach pain that does not get better 
  • you have symptoms of heart problems or stroke: 
    • chest pain
    • trouble breathing 
    • leg swelling
    • weakness in one part or side of body 
    • slurred speech 

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use this product during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. 

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).