Instructions

Instructions / Instruction for use: Actovegin Ointment

Trade name of the drug – Actovegin

Dosage Form:
ointment for external use.
Composition
100 g of ointment contain:
active substance: blood components - deproteined hemo-derivative blood of calves: 5 ml (respectively, 0.2 g dry weight.);
Excipients: white wax, cetyl alcohol, cholesterol, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, propyl para-hydroxybenzoate, purified water.

Description: homogeneous white ointment.

Pharmacotherapeutic group:
tissue regeneration stimulator.
ATC code: D11AX

Pharmachologic effect
Actovegin - antihypoxant activates the metabolism of glucose and oxygen.
Actovegin causes an increase in cellular energy metabolism. Its activity is supported by an increase in consumption and an increase in the utilization of glucose and oxygen cells. These two effects are associated, they cause an increase in ATP metabolism and thus enhance energy metabolism. The result of this is to stimulate and accelerate the healing process, characterized by high energy consumption.

Indications:

The wounds and inflammatory diseases of the skin and mucous membranes, such as solar, thermal, chemical burns in the acute stage, skin cuts, abrasions, scratches, cracks
In order to improve the regeneration of tissues after burns, including steaming or boiling liquid after burn.The ulcers of varicose origin or other moist ulcers.
For the prevention and treatment of pressure sores.
For the prevention and treatment of reactions by the skin and mucous membranes, caused by exposure to radiation.

Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to the drug Actovegin or similar drugs.
Application of pregnancy and lactation is allowed.

Dosing and Administration
Outwardly.
The course of treatment is not less than 12 days and continues throughout the period of the active regeneration. Multiplicity of application - not less than 2 times per day.
Ulcers, wounds and inflammatory diseases of the skin and mucous membranes: as a rule, as the last link in a phased "three-step treatment" with Actovegin 20% in the form of a gel and a 5% cream, Actovegin 5% ointment applied in a thin layer,
For the prevention of pressure sores ointment rubbed into the skin in high-risk areas.
With a chain of prevention of occurrence of radiation damage Actovegin 5% ointment applied in a thin layer immediately after radiation therapy, and in the intervals between sessions.
In case of absence or insufficiency of the effect of the Actovegin® 5% in the form of ointments, you should seek medical advice.

Side effect
Usually the drug is well tolerated.In patients with a history of hypersensitivity reactions, allergic reactions may develop in rare cases.

Interaction with other drugs
It is currently unknown.

Release Form
Ointment for external application of 5%.
20 g, 30 g, 50 g, 100 g aluminum tubes with a control of the first opening and a plastic cover. 1 tube with instruction on use is put in cardboard box.
Shelf life
5 years. Do not use beyond the expiration date.
The temperature is not above 25 ° C.

Storage conditions
The temperature is not
Keep out of reach of children!

Supply of pharmacies: without prescription.