FINALGON OINTMENT 20G
FINALGON OINTMENT 20G
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Ointment for external use:
1 g contains nonivamide 4 mg, nicoboxyl 25 mg;
Excipients: diisopropyl adipate; colloidal silicon dioxide; petrolatum; sorbic acid; citronella oil;
in aluminum tubes of 20 or 50 g, complete with an applicator.
Mechanism of action
Finalgon is a combined preparation for external use with local irritant and analgesic action.
Nonivamide is a synthetic analogue of Capsaicin and has analgesic properties that manifest themselves as a result of the gradual penetration of the active substance into the peripheral nociceptive C-fibers and A-delta-nerve fibers when the drug is repeatedly applied to the skin.
Nicoboxyl (nicotinic acid butoxyethyl ester) has a direct vasodilator effect. The components of the drug complement the action of each other.
Final causes hyperemia of the skin, increases the rate of enzymatic reactions, activates the metabolism. The appearance of hyperemia and an increase in skin temperature within a few minutes after application indicate the rapid penetration of active substances into the skin.
The action of Finalgon is manifested locally, it develops in a few minutes and reaches a maximum within 20-30 minutes.
Indications and usage
Arthritis, arthralgia, myalgia (including those associated with overstrain); sports injuries, bruises, stretches; neuritis; lumbago, sciatica; bursitis, tendovaginitis; peripheral circulatory disorders.
Hypersensitivity to the drug; dermatosis, pregnancy and lactation.
The drug is not applied to open skin wounds and skin areas with impaired permeability, to the neck, lower abdomen and inner thighs.
Dosage and administration
Locally. A small amount of ointment no larger than 0.5 cm is applied using an applicator to the corresponding skin area (about the size of a palm) with light rubbing movements and cover the affected skin with wool fabric.
To preheat the muscles before exercise, sports competitions are recommended to be rubbed about 30 minutes before they start. With repeated use of the reaction to the ointment may be reduced, which requires an increase in dose, which is selected individually. Ointment is used 2-3 times a day. Do not use the drug for more than 10 days without consulting a doctor.
After applying Finalgona to the skin, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water.
Local allergic reactions: rash, swelling of the face, mild transient skin irritation and burning sensation. These symptoms may be more pronounced when using an excess amount of the drug.
Care must be taken to avoid accidental ingestion of the drug on other skin areas, as well as in the eyes, on the mucous membranes of the nose or mouth, as This causes a harmless but unpleasant burning sensation.
Patients with sensitive skin should not take a hot bath or shower before and after the application of Finalgon.
In the case of applying an excessive amount of Finalgon, the effect can be reduced by removing ointment from the skin with vegetable oil or nourishing cream, and from the eye mucosa with vaseline.
Store in a cool and dark place, protected from light and moisture, at a temperature not higher than 25 ° C.