test prop

When applied topically penetrates the focus of inflammation through test prop the skin, absorption of ketoprofen from the inflammatory focus is extremely slow (gel bioavailability – about 5%). After application of a dose of 50-150 mg of ketoprofen concentration in plasma after 5-8 hours of 0.08-0.15 g / ml. Virtually accumulates in the body.

Indications

  • muscle pain (myositis, myalgia);
  • muscle and bone and joint pain rheumatic origin (eg, osteoarthritis);
  • the pain of traumatic origin (bruises, sprains and muscle sprains);
  • strength and stiffness of the neck muscles;
  • lumbago.

Contraindications

  • individual hypersensitivity to ketoprofen or other components of the drug, acetylsalicylic acid or other NSAIDs (indicate a history of bronchospasm, urticaria or rhinitis caused by the intake of acetylsalicylic acid) and fenofibrate;
  • moist dermatitis, eczema, infected abrasions, wounds;
  • Children up to age 12 years;
  • pregnancy and lactation.

Carefully

  • severe renal insufficiency.

Dosage and administration:
For external use only.
When using the tube to squeeze out a small amount of gel (3-5 cm) and apply a thin layer 1-2 times a day on the injured area, or skin inflammation on the hearth and gently rub.
If you use a container with a dispenser ( dispenser) to put pressure on the dome of the dispenser (Figure 1) or on the base of the dispenser (fig. 2) until the gel. It is recommended to keep the container with pump in a horizontal position. Apply about 3-5 cm gel 1 to 2 times a day on the injured area, or skin over the fire of inflammation and lightly rub.

The amount of gel can vary on the size of the treated area.
Can be used in conjunction with physical test prop therapy (phonophoresis and iontophoresis).

Side effects are
very rare – allergic reactions, photosensitivity, contact dermatitis, erythema, rash, itching, dermatitis bulezny. In case of any side effects you must stop using the product and seek medical advice.
In very rare cases (less than 0.01%) may be violations of the gastrointestinal tract haemorrhage, diarrhea, peptic ulcer.

Overdose
is extremely low systemic absorption of the active components of the preparation for external application makes it virtually impossible overdose.

Interaction with other drugs
When applied topically in the form of ketoprofen gel may increase the effect of drugs that cause photosensitivity. Other interactions have not been established. However, you should consult a physician before using the gel, if you are using coumarin anticoagulants.

Cautions
Do not apply to damaged and inflamed skin!
Avoid contact with eyes (risk of irritation of the conjunctiva).
Do not apply in the form of occlusive dressings. Do not use in conjunction with a sealed (airtight) clothing.
Prolonged use of topical agents can lead to increased sensitivity or local irritation. In order to avoid any hypersensitivity manifestations or photosensitivity, avoid exposure to direct sunlight .
Patients with severe renal insufficiency Caution should be exercised when using test prop .

Effect on ability to drive vehicles and management mechanisms
The  does not affect the ability to drive vehicles and work requiring high concentration.