Recently Voltaren® Gel has been on backorder status from the manufacturer. According to the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Endo has Voltaren® gel on back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.
Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy is able to meet the needs for these patients using our compounding expertise and available resources. Lipoderm®, our proven transdermal base, can be formulated with, the active ingredient in Voltaren® gel, to provide a consistent, efficacious compound which will provide relief in arthritis pain patients. Using a transdermal formulation also avoids the danger of using long term Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for the relief of joint pain of osteoarthritis in the knees, ankles, feet, elbows, wrists, and hands.
We welcome your calls to assist your doctor in transitioning you to the compounded product while Voltaren® gel is on backorder status. Additionally, ask us about other custom compounded transdermal formulations utilizing gabapentin, amitriptyline, nifedipine, ketoprofen, ketamine, cyclobenzeprine, and other pharmaceutical active ingredients to individualize a formulation for your specific pain relief requirements.