Which medications in the drug class Topical Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are used in the treatment of Prepatellar Bursitis?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Divakara Kedlaya, MBBS; Chief Editor: Dean H Hommer, MD  more...
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Topical Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

Diclofenac topical (Voltaren Gel, Flector Transdermal Patch, Pennsaid topical solution)

Since prepatellar bursitis is quite superficial, topical NSAIDs such as diclofenac topical gel (Voltaren Gel) can be very effective, with minimal systemic side effects. 

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