Alflutop injections instructions for use
- Alflutop injections instructions for use
- Composition of the preparation and form of release
- Pharmacological properties of the drug
- Indications for use
- Contraindications for use
- Use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation
- Side effects
- Dosing and Administration
- Conditions of drug storage
- Analogues of injections Alflutop
- Prices for Alflutop
Alflutop is a medicinal substance belonging to the group of chondroprotectors - substances that improve metabolic processes in the cartilaginous tissue.
Composition of the preparation and form of release
Alflutop is available in the form of a solution for injection in ampoules of 1 or 2 ml, packed in individual cells in a cardboard box.
The contents of one ampoule is a clear or slightly yellow solution with no significant odor.
The main active substance of the drug is the biological concentrate extracted from sea small fish (anchovies, sprat, puzanka), which undergoes numerous purifications and deproteinization. Auxiliary substances are phenol and distilled water.
Extracts from marine fish contain hyaluronic acid, a number of macro and microelements, chondroitin-4-sulfate, chondroitin-6-sulfate - these substances normalize metabolic processes in joints and restore cartilaginous tissue in huge quantities.
Pharmacological properties of the drug
Included in the composition of the drug Alflutop, the active substances exert a pronounced analgesic, anti-inflammatory effect on the body. Under the influence of active biological extracts from fish, cartilage tissue and metabolic processes in the joint bag are restored.
All the pathologies of the joints in patients are accompanied by severe pain, even with insignificant workload, and as the pathological processes progress and the metabolism of the cartilaginous tissue deteriorate, pain occurs even in a state of complete rest, dividing the patient's life intolerable. The injections of Alflutope are able in a short period of time to significantly alleviate all these above symptoms, and after the course of therapy, patients note the complete disappearance of pain and restoration of the operability of the affected joints.
This drug is also prescribed for the treatment of a hernia of the spine, but the responses of patients who injected were somewhat contradictory: some claim that the drug had no effect, others that it got worse. According to specialists, injections of Alflutop in these cases are prescribed to prevent complications that may develop with the progression of hernial protrusion and as a prevention of the formation of new hernias.
Indications for use
Alflutop injections are prescribed to patients for treatment and prevention as part of complex therapy of such conditions:
- Disorders of metabolic processes in the cartilaginous tissue;
- Severe pain in the joints, arising first with loads, but with progression of pathology at rest;
- Herniated protrusions in the region of the spinal column;
- Obtained injuries of the joints or spinal column;
- Periatic acid.
The injections of alflutope can be prescribed to patients as a restorative and prophylactic agent after surgical interventions on the joints or ruptures of the periarticular bag.
Contraindications for use
Despite the fact that the composition of the drug alflutope contains natural components, it has some contraindications to the application:
- Individual hypersensitivity to the components of the drug;
- Strong allergic reactions to fish products and their extracts;
- Age to 14 years.
Use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation
Alflutop injections are not prescribed for the treatment of joint problems in pregnant women. Despite the content of the preparation of natural components, clinical trials of drugs on the fetus have not been carried out, and there is no data on its safety for intrauterine development of the child.
During the period of breastfeeding this drug is not prescribed, since the active substances of the drug penetrate into breast milk and may adversely affect the health of the child. If it is necessary to treat a breastfeeding woman with Alflutop injections, stop breastfeeding and transfer the baby to an adapted milk formula.
In pediatric practice, this drug was not used, so there is no data on its effect on the body of a child or adolescents.
Typically, the drug is well tolerated by patients, but in some cases, if the dose or individual hypersensitivity to the components of the injection is exceeded, the following side effects may develop:
- Feeling of heat or burning in the area of injection drug;
- Rashes on the skin, itching;
- Increased body temperature at the jabs;
- Muscle pain;
If such symptoms appear, the drug should be discontinued and the doctor should be urgently called for.
Dosing and Administration
In detecting polyostoarthrosis or osteochondrosis, Alflutop injections are prescribed to patients intramuscularly at 1 ml per day. The course of treatment is determined by the doctor, depending on the general condition, neglect of the disease, the presence of concomitant pathologies. As a rule, the course of therapy does not exceed 20 injections.
With extensive lesions of large joints, intraarticular administration of the drug is recommended, but it is almost impossible to do it at home, and it is dangerous. The course of treatment in such cases is 6 injections of 2 ml per each affected joint with intervals between injections of 3 days.
The injection is prepared immediately before the administration of the medicine, heating the ampoule to the patient's body temperature. Before the introduction of the drug should be made sure that you do not hit the blood vessel, for this, the syringe piston should be pulled a little on itself.
In some cases, with numerous joint damage and significant metabolic disorder in the cartilaginous tissue, doctors can combine intramuscular injection with intra-articular injections.
In cases of chronic joint diseases in order to prevent exacerbations, it is recommended that the patient should repeat treatment every six months.
Conditions of drug storage
Ampoules alflutope should be stored in a refrigerator or cool place and make sure that they do not get direct sunlight. In pharmacies, this drug is dispensed without a prescription.
Analogues of injections Alflutop
Alflutop has no analogues in structure.
Analogues on the mechanism of action (correctors of the metabolism of bone and cartilaginous tissue): Aklasta, Actonel, Alostin, Arredia, Arthrin, Biartrin, Bivalos, Blaztera, Bonviva, Bonnronat, Boniface, Vepren, Veroclast, Videchol, Glucosamine, Dihydrotachysterol, Dona, Zemplar, Zometa , Inoltra, Calcitonin, Clobir, Mucosate, Ossin, Ostalon, Osteogenon, Osteohin, Pomegara, Rumalon, Synovial, Skelid, Vitreous humus, Structum, Tachystin, Tevanat, Tridin, Fitin, Fosamax, Chondraktiv, Chondramine, Chondroitin sulfate, Chondroxide, Exciva , Elbon, Ethaf, Unium.
Prices for Alflutop
Alflutop injection 10 mg / ml, 5 pcs., Ampoule 2 ml - from 1819 rubles.
Alflutop injection 10 mg / ml, 10 pcs., Ampoule 1 ml - from 1819 rubles.