Topical NSAIDs are usually well-tolerated. Common side effects may include mild redness and irritation at the area on which the medication is applied.
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these rare symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Do not use any airtight bandage or dressing over the area of application. This may increase the risk of side effects.
If you did not experience improvement in pain or it worsens after 7 days of treatment, your condition may be too serious for self-treatment. You should consult a healthcare professional.