Viprosal Into ointment: instructions for use
- Viprosal Into ointment: instructions for use
- Form of formulation and composition of the preparation
- Pharmacological properties of the preparation
- Indications for use
- Contraindications for use
- Dosing and Administration
- Use of the drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding
- Side effects
- Interaction with other medicinal products
- special instructions
- Analogues of the drug Viprosal
- Conditions of dispensing and storage of the drug
- Viprosal price
The drug Viprosal B is a drug from the group of locally irritating substances, which is prescribed to patients with various pains in the muscles and joints. The active components of the drug have a pronounced anesthetic and warming effect.
Form of formulation and composition of the preparation
Viprosal B is available in the form of an ointment for external use. Ointment - homogeneous, white or slightly yellowish color with a pronounced turpentine smell. The drug is produced in aluminum tubes in a cardboard pack of 30 or 50 g.
The main active components of the drug Viprosal B are: dry venom of an ordinary viper, salicylic acid, camphor, turpentine gum. The composition of the ointment also contains auxiliary substances: paraffin, purified water, glycerin, petrolatum, emulsifier.
Pharmacological properties of the preparation
Viprosal V ointment is for external use only. Active active ingredients have a pronounced warming and analgesic effect. Penetrating the skin, the active substances irritate the receptors, due to which the blood supply increases to the place of application of the drug. Patients who use this drug for therapeutic purposes noted that 10 minutes after the ointment application the pain decreased and the heat was felt.
Indications for use
This drug is indicated for the treatment of patients if they have such conditions:
- Inflammation of the nerve roots of the spinal column;
- Arthritis of various genesis, the course of which is accompanied by a strong pain syndrome;
- Muscle pain caused by stretching, bruising, trauma;
Contraindications for use
Viprosal B can not be used in patients with the following conditions:
- Individual intolerance to the active components of the ointment;
- Allergic skin rashes;
- Pustular lesions, acne;
- Open wound surfaces;
- Burns or frostbite of the skin;
- Psoriasis , neurodermatitis, atopic dermatitis , wet eczema ;
- Pregnancy and lactation period;
- The patient's propensity to angiospasm;
- Viral infections accompanied by fever;
- Tuberculosis of the lungs in an open form;
- The revealed insufficiency of blood circulation;
- Severe liver and kidney disease.
Dosing and Administration
According to the instructions Viprosal B ointment should be applied to clean skin with a thin layer, light massage movements. The drug can only be applied to painful areas!
Before applying the ointment on the skin, it is recommended to wipe the skin with a moist gauze pad. During the application of the drug, gloves can be used or just thoroughly wash your hands twice with soap and water.
A small amount of ointment (not more than 5-10 g) is enough for a single application, which depends on the volume of the painful part of the body. The drug is rubbed into the skin 2 times a day, after which it is recommended to cover the place of application with a woolen blanket or to wrap it up with a warm kerchief. The length of the course of therapy depends on the individual characteristics of the patient's body and the severity of the pain syndrome, but according to the instruction this period should not exceed 10 days. If during this period the patient does not feel any relief, then it is necessary to repeatedly apply to the doctor for the purpose of clarifying the diagnosis and the adequacy of the prescribed treatment.
Use of the drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding
Viprosal V ointment is not prescribed for treatment of women who are preparing to become a mother. Though in a small amount, active active components penetrate the systemic bloodstream, which means they can get through the placenta to the fetus. In view of the lack of accurate data on the safety of this drug on the fetus, treatment with Viprosal B during pregnancy is prohibited.
During the period of breast-feeding this drug is not prescribed for treatment of lactating women. If necessary, the course of therapy with the drug lactation is interrupted.
Against the background of using Viprosal B ointment, the following side effects often occurred in patients:
- Rash on the skin;
- Redness in the areas of application, accompanied by a strong sense of heat;
- Itching of the skin, dryness, peeling.
The emergence of such clinical symptoms does not require any treatment or the need to cancel the drug (with the exception of developing the strongest allergic reactions). As a rule, after the cessation of treatment, all unpleasant phenomena disappear on their own.
No cases of drug overdose have been reported.
Interaction with other medicinal products
It is not known about the interaction of Viprosal B ointment with other drugs of local irritant effect, however, in order to prevent the development of allergic reactions of a drug with the same therapeutic effect, it is not recommended to apply simultaneously. If the patient is already using any of the drugs in this group, you should definitely notify the doctor who recommends Viprosal V.
This medicine is for external use only. It is strictly forbidden to take medicine inside or apply ointment to mucous membranes! Do not allow to get into the eyes, if this happens by accident, it is necessary to rinse the eyes thoroughly under running water and immediately contact an ophthalmologist. After each use of the ointment, you should thoroughly wash your hands with soap twice.
Patients with increased sensitivity of the skin before starting treatment with the drug is recommended to check it - apply a minimum amount of ointment on the skin of the elbow bend and wait 2 hours. If during this time the patient does not have any allergic reactions, then you can start therapy with the drug.
Analogues of the drug Viprosal
Preparations similar in their therapeutic effect with Viprosal B ointment are:
- Camphor oil;
- Turpentine ointment;
- Ant alcohol;
Conditions of dispensing and storage of the drug
Viprosal V ointment is released in pharmacies without a doctor's prescription. Keep the drug in a place protected from children, where direct sunlight will not get. Do not freeze the drug!
Store the product recommended in a refrigerator, leave it for a short while at room temperature for heating. Shelf life is 2 years.
The average cost of Viprosal B ointment in pharmacies in Moscow is 190-270 rubles, depending on the volume of tuba.