Composition, form of production and packaging
? Gel for external use 20% homogeneous, colorless or yellowish, transparent.
components of blood - deproteinized hemoderivat from calf's blood 20 ml,
which corresponds to a dry matter content of 800 mg
Excipients: carmellose sodium - 1.80 g, propylene glycol - 2.00 g, calcium lactate - 0.30 g, methyl parahydroxybenzoate - 0.175 g, propyl parahydroxybenzoate 0.025 g, purified water 94.90 g.
20 g - aluminum tubes (1) - cardboard boxes.
30 g - aluminum tubes (1) - cardboard boxes.
50 g - aluminum tubes (1) - cardboard boxes.
100 g - aluminum tubes (1) - cardboard boxes.
INSTRUCTION FOR THE SPECIALIST.
Description of the drug approved by the manufacturer for the printed edition of 2014.
Actovegin - antihypoxant, activates the metabolism of glucose and oxygen.
Actovegin causes an increase in cellular energy metabolism. Its activity is confirmed by increased consumption and increased utilization of glucose and oxygen by cells. These two effects are conjugate, they cause an increase in the metabolism of ATP and, consequently, increase energy metabolism. The result is the stimulation and acceleration of the healing process, characterized by increased energy consumption.
- wounds and inflammatory diseases of the skin and mucous membranes: burns (including sunlight), cuts of the skin, abrasions, scratches, cracks;
- to improve tissue regeneration after burns, incl. after burning with boiling liquid or steam;
- as an initial therapy of soaking ulcers;
- for the prevention and treatment of reactions from the skin and mucous membranes caused by exposure to radiation;
- for preliminary treatment of wound surfaces before skin transplantation in the treatment of burn disease.
The gel is applied a thin layer on the affected areas several times a day. To cleanse ulcerous surfaces, a thick layer of gel is applied and closed with a compress with 5% ointment of Actovegin or a gauze dressing impregnated with ointment. The bandage is changed once a day, when treating heavily soaked surfaces - several times a day. In the future, treatment should continue Actovegin 5% in the form of a cream or Actovegin 5% in the form of an ointment.
Usually the drug is well tolerated.
At the beginning of treatment with the drug Actovegin, 20% of the gel may cause local pain associated with local edema of the tissues. However, this is not evidence of drug intolerance. If the pain persists or the expected effect of the drug is not reached, you should consult your doctor.
In patients who have a history of hypersensitivity reactions, in rare cases, allergic reactions may develop.
- hypersensitivity to the drug Actovegin or similar drugs.
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
Use in pregnancy and lactation allowed.
Interaction with other drugs is currently unknown.
TERMS OF RELEASE FROM PHARMACY
The drug is approved for use as a means of OTC.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF STORAGE
The preparation should be stored in a place inaccessible to children at a temperature not exceeding 25 В° C.
Shelf life - 3 years. Do not use after expiry date.