Fastum gel

Fastum gel - external nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent used to reduce the pain arising from diseases  Packing Fastum gel
 musculoskeletal system, as well as muscular pains of various origins.

Pharmacological action

The active ingredient Fastum gel has a local anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antiexudative action.

The drug reduces joint pain at rest and when moving in the articular syndrome and is also effective in the symptomatic treatment of tendons, joints, muscles, tendons and skin.

Form release Fastum gel

Fastum gel preparation produced in the form of a colorless viscous 2, 5% gel, 1 g of which contains 25 mg of active ingredient - ketoprofen.

Auxiliary components - triethanolamine, ethanol, purified water, carbomer 940, lavender and neroli oil. In the box on 30, 50 and 100 g

Analogs Fastum gel

By analogues Fastum gel active ingredient include Artrozilen, Bystrumgel, Ketonal, flexo, Artrum, Keplat, Ketoprofen-Verte, Febrofid.

By way of action counterparts Fastum gel are external preparations: Diklobene, Dikloran, Diclofenac, Diklak, Phenylbutazone, Diclofenac-Acre, Bioran, debts Indobene, Indomethacin, Ibalgin, Sulaydin, piroxicam, and others.

Indications Fastum gel

According to the instructions Fastum gel indicated for the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system. The gel is effective in:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis;
  • Articular syndrome on the background of acute gout;
  • Osteochondrosis with radicular syndrome;
  • Ankylosing spondylitis;
  • Psoriatic arthritis;
  • Osteoarthritis;
  • Bursa;
  • Inflammation of the tendons and ligaments;
  • Lumbago;
  • Sciatica.

In addition, the use of the gel is effective in Fastum myalgia (as rheumatic and rheumatic origin) and posttraumatic inflammation musculoskeletal and soft tissue.


Fastum gel is contraindicated in the following cases:

  • With a history of bronchospasm, rhinitis or urticaria, which were caused by taking aspirin;
  • When weeping dermatoses, infected abrasions, eczema and wounds;
  • In the third trimester of pregnancy;
  • In pediatrics (12 years);
  • When lactation;
  • When hypersensitive to components of the gel, as well as aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Fastum gel according to the instructions recommended with caution in:

  • Erosive and ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract;
  • Chronic heart failure;
  • Severe disorders of the kidneys and liver;
  • Hepatic porphyria;
  • Bronchial asthma.

After applying the gel Fastum should immediately wash your hands, and you must beware of applying or accidental medication on irritated skin, open wounds, eyes and mucous membranes.

Fastum gel according to the instructions can not be applied to the subsequent imposition of airtight dressings.

Dosing Fastum gel

Fastum gel applied externally, causing means is not more than twice a day on the sites of inflammation.

The amount of  Gel gel Fastum
 means depends on the size of the treated area. For application of the gel, it is generally sufficient column length from three five centimeters.

According to the instructions to apply the gel longer than two weeks is not recommended.

Prolonged use of Fastum gel can lead to increased sensitivity or local irritation. Therefore, to avoid the manifestations of photosensitivity or hypersensitivity, is not recommended for a long stay in the sun and solarium during the treatment and for at least two weeks after the end of therapy.

According to the testimony may be used Fastum gel in combination with physical therapy (iontophoresis and phonophoresis).

Fastum gel has a very low systemic absorption and therefore the drug overdose unlikely.

Drug Interactions

Perhaps the potentiation of funds, causing photosensitivity, while their application with Fastum gel.

Before using the gel on the background of coumarin anticoagulants it is recommended to consult a doctor.

Side effects Fastum gel

Fastum gel for reviews of significant side effects usually does not cause.

The most common local reactions using gel include:

  • Eczema;
  • Atopic dermatitis;
  • Purpura;
  • Photodermatitis;
  • Flushing of the skin;
  • Rash;
  • Bullous dermatitis.

With the development of the described side effects of the gel should be discontinued.

In applying the gel Fastum reviews in rare cases can occur in the form of systemic reactions:

  • Hives;
  • Swelling;
  • Generalized skin rash;
  • Stomatitis;
  • Photosensitivity.

In very rare cases during use Fastum gel reviews are developing disorders of the gastrointestinal tract in the form of diarrhea, bleeding or peptic ulcers.

storage conditions

Fastum gel refers to a number of external preparations, supply of pharmacies are permitted without a prescription. Storage time Fastum gel - 5 years (at a temperature of from 15 ° to 25 ° C).