Gel rubs

Merlyn909
Merlyn909 Member Posts: 12
Is Ibugel available without a doctors prescription.

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  • elnafinn
    elnafinn Member Posts: 8,043
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    From what I read on the net Ibugel is available in two strengths. 5% and 10%. The 5% strength can be bought over the counter or prescribed on NHS prescription whereas the stronger preparation can only be supplied on prescription.

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  • helpline_team
    helpline_team Posts: 2,252
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi - please see Helplines response under TENS machine
  • Sioned
    Sioned Member Posts: 4
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    You can certainly buy Ibuprofen gel over the counter. Also Voltarol 12hour gel, whic his a different drug (Diclofenac) - I've found it really useful
  • hileena111
    hileena111 Member Posts: 7,099
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi
    I take anti inflammatorys so for me I use "pernaton" and find it good.......hasn't got the ibroprufen or Diclofenic drug in it so I'm not overdosing. :wink:
    Personally I find {if not taking naproxen or another one} Diclofenic is the best for me
    That is just my experience........not a medical one :wink:


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