Finalgel - a drug from the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used topically. The preparation includes
active ingredient - piroxicam. The drug has analgesic effect, reduces edema, inflammation, and also reduces platelet aggregation. Due to the high efficiency of the drug reviews Finalgele positive.
Finalgelya mechanism of action is to reduce the formation of inflammatory mediators (arachidonic acid), collagen (stimulates platelet aggregation) reduced production of lysosomal enzymes.
After a single application Finalgelya under the bandage in an amount of 0 20 mg, 5% of the gel maximum plasma concentration is reached after 26 hours. When cutaneous application of 6-62% is absorbed by the active substance. The half-life Finalgelya - 46 hours.
The instructions to Finalgelyu contain the following indications:
- inflammatory and degenerative pathologies of joints, bone, ligament apparatus (ankylosing spondylitis, bursitis, arthritis, osteoarthritis, JRA, frozen shoulder, tenosynovitis, rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis);
- overvoltage, stretching muscles, ligaments;
- Closed injuries of the musculoskeletal system, accompanied by swelling, pain;
- sports injuries;
According to the instructions Finalgelyu, contraindications to its use are:
- idiosyncrasy piroxicam;
- an allergic reaction to other NSAIDs in history;
- renal insufficiency;
- age up to 14 years.
Finalgel should be used with caution in allergic rhinitis, bronchial asthma, recurrent nasal polyposis, paranasal sinuses, chronic lung disease, chronic lung infections.
Finalgel used topically. The gel in a small amount (1 g of active ingredient - average dosage - is contained in the gel volume hazelnut) to be slowly absorbed by the affected region. Repeat 3-4 times a day. The duration of therapy depends on the clinical case, the severity of symptoms, the average is two - four weeks. To improve absorption of the gel can be applied under the bandage. Do not apply the drug to damaged skin and open wounds.
When using Finalgelya rarely mentioned the appearance of skin irritation (itching, redness, peeling, burning), allergic reactions.
and unique in the I-II trimesters of pregnancy is contraindicated. Precautions should be prescribed Finalgel lactation as the drug passes into breast milk.
Interaction with other drugs
When used according to instructions Finalgelya not noted its interaction with other drugs.
When using dosages exceeding the maximum permissible, noted the appearance of headache, nausea, symptoms of the gastrointestinal tract. In very rare cases may develop interstitial nephritis with functional renal failure and nephrotic syndrome. In overdose Finalgelya should immediately stop using it and seek medical attention.
The drug Finalgel should be stored at room temperature.
Release form of the drug
0, 5% gel in the tube at '35
0, 5% gel in 50 g tube
Due to the high pharmacological activity and rapid achievement of clinical effect Finalgele reviews from patients and doctors are positive.
There are the following analogues Finalgelya: Vero piroxicam, pyroxene, Kalmopirol, piroxicam, Piroksifer, Revmoksikam, Revmador, SANICON, Velden Feldoral Sediq, Hotemin.
Before using Finalgelya should consult with your doctor.