Ointment for external use, Indomethacin DS contains indomethacin and is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. It is used to eliminate pain and swelling, helps to reduce stiffness and increase range of motion.
Active ingredient: indomethacin - 10.0 mg; Excipients: dimethyl sulfoxide - 150 mg, lanolin - 175mg, beeswax yellow - 20 mg, petroleum jelly - 524.5 mg, silicon dioxide colloidal (Aerosil 200) - 30 mg, lavender oil - 0.5 mg
Indications / Application Notes
Hypersensitivity to indomethacin, other NSAIDs, or other components of the drug (including dimexide), a complete or incomplete combination of bronchial asthma, recurring polyposis of the nose and paranasal sinuses and intolerance to acetylsalicylic acid or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (including a history), violation of the integrity of the skin at the site of the alleged application pregnancy III trimester, children's age (up to 14 years)
Mode of application
Outwardly. Ointment is rubbed with light movements, a thin layer into the skin of painful areas of the body, 2-3 cm ointment (1-1.5 g) 2-3 times a day. The total amount of ointment for adults per day should not exceed 15 cm squeezed out of the tube, for children over 14 years old - 7.5 cm. The duration of treatment should not exceed 10 days.
Side effects
Local reactions: eczema, photosensitivity, contact dermatitis, itching and flushing of the skin, rash at the site of application, dry skin, burning. Systemic reactions: generalized skin rash, allergic reactions (urticaria, angioedema, bronchospastic reactions), anaphylactic reactions. In isolated cases - exacerbation of psoriasis. If adverse reactions occur, consult a doctor.
Special instructions
With a treatment duration of more than 10 days, it is necessary check blood count (white blood cell and platelet counts). Ointment should only be applied to intact skin. avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes. In case of contact with eyes, mucous membranes or open wounds local irritation is observed - lacrimation, redness, burning, pain. In this case, the corresponding part of the body washed with distilled water or physiological solution. Do not use as occlusive dressings! Do not prescribe to children over 14 years of age due to lack of sufficient clinical experience!
Release form
Ointment for external use 10%. 40 g in aluminum tubes, with an internal varnish coating, lithographed outer surface, membrane and sealing ring, with polyethylene screwdriver the lid. Each tube along with instructions for use placed in a pack of cardboard.
Storage conditions
At a temperature of no higher than 25 °С. Keep out of the reach of children.
Shelf life
3 years
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