Alflutop - combined drug-chondroprotector regulating metabolism in the cartilage tissue. Reviews Alflutop confirm the high therapeutic efficacy of the drug. The medicament facilitates the locomotor activity of the damaged joint, increases the amount of its movement.
Structure and Composition of the drug Alflutop
The instructions to Alflutop said that this drug is bioactive concentrate from the Black Sea anchovy, whiting Black Sea, Black Sea shad and small marine fish. The active part of the product consists of mucopolysaccharides, hyaluronic acid, chondroitin sulfate, polypeptides, amino acids, keratan sulfate. The preparation consists of micro and macro elements, ions of copper, magnesium, zinc, sodium and potassium. As an auxiliary component serves phenol and water for injections. The most important components of the drug are proteoglycans and chondroitin sulfate. Alflutop deprived of protein and grease.
The drug is produced in the form of solution for injection, placed in 1 ml ampoules. One carton contains ten vials.
Analogs Alflutop absent. Although structural analogues have Alflutop, but there are drugs with a similar action. These medicines are combined into a group correctors metabolism of cartilage and bone tissue. These include Actonel, Aklasta, Alostin, Areda, Aminoartrin, Artrin, Blaztera, Bivalos, Glucosamine, Zometa, Inoptra, Mukosat, Ostalon, Osteohin, Osteogenon, Sinovial, rumalon, Etalfa, Elbona, Tevanat, Tahistin, Tridin, Struktum, Klobir , calcitonin and others.
Pharmacological action Alflutop
In a review of Alflutop it says that this product has analgesic and anti-inflammatory action. Chondroprotective effect of the drug is to lower the activity of certain enzymes that play a role in the destruction of the matrix between the cells. Regular use of the drug improves the quality of the synovial fluid by activating the synthesis of hyaluronic acid and inhibit the activity of hyaluronidase. The drug prevents the destruction of the structure of cartilage of joints, increases trophism and activates repair processes in them. Proteoglycans Alflutop help to increase the uniformity of the cartilage and bone tissue, and MRI parameters hydrophilicity.
The drug helps restore production of prostaglandins in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, as well as reduce the time and epithelialization of erosive ulcers on the background of anti-ulcer treatment.
Besides the drug concentration decreases seromucoid, globulin, fibrinogen, leukocytes and C-reactive protein in the synovial fluid. Also Alflutop seals capillaries and reduces their permeability.
Alflutop - indications for use
Application Alflutop also shown in the dystrophic and degenerative diseases of the joints.
The instructions to Alflutop indicated that the drug can be used in osteoarthritis of small and large joints of the arms and legs, spondylosis, gonarthrosis, coxarthrosis, fibromyalgia, parodontopatii, as well as during the recovery period after surgery on the joints.
When polyosteoarthrosis Alflutop and osteochondrosis, as instructed, to be administered intramuscularly (1 ml per day). All you need to spend twenty injections. The course of treatment is advisable to repeat in three months.
If the damage of the joints Alflutop on the testimony should be administered intra-articularly (1-2 ml in each joint). Between injections is recommended that the interval (3-4 days). Total must enter five or six injections at each joint. The course should be repeated after six months.
More effective is the use of integrated intramuscular and intra-articular injections.
When applying for Alflutop inflammatory indications commonly occurs already on the eighth day of therapy.
Application Alflutop contraindicated in pregnancy and lactation, as well as intolerance of the drug and its components. The drug is not recommended for use in childhood and adolescence, as there is no data on the safety and effectiveness of this tool in this age group.
Side effects Alflutop
Some reviews on Alflutop said that at the beginning of the drug is sometimes observed short-term strengthening of pain in the joints by activating the metabolism and circulation. When using Alflutop sometimes appear on the testimony of a short-term myalgias, skin redness, itching, and allergic reactions, irritation at the site of administration.
Terms and conditions of storage
The drug should be stored in a cool, protected from sunlight, out of reach of children. Storage temperature - between 8 and 15 ° C. Shelf life - 2 years.