Ointment Finalgon is known to consumers already more than 50 years. It is produced by an authoritative German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim. Finalgon refers to a group of drugs that have a local anesthetic and anti-irritating action. The ointment contains nonivamid and nikoboksil. The combination of these vasodilator substances mutually reinforces the effect of each, what leads to greater effect.
The mechanism of action:
It is based on the gradual penetration into the skin of the active ingredients of the drug. As a result, there comes pain relief, accompanied by redness, warmth and easing the tension of muscles. Finalgon helps relieve muscle tension. It is known that it leads to painful ailments in various diseases of ODA. Muscle cramps preventing the full blood supply and nutrition of cartilage tissue. Finalgon by increasing trophic damaged tissue and relaxation of muscle fibers improves metabolism and indirectly helps to restore cartilage (in the case when drugs are used together chondroprotectors - Teraflex, structum, chondrolon). Finalgon also improves mobility, which is especially important when the painful symptoms that accompany osteochondrosis.
Arthritis, neuralgia, sciatica, lumbago, rheumatic pain in joints and muscles, soft tissue injuries, disturbances of peripheral circulation. Warming effect and improve blood flow contribute to the relief of chronic pain in diseases of the DDA.
In applying Finalgon possible - a burning sensation, redness, increased temperature in the range of application. Subject to the dosage indicated effects are temporary and do not require discontinuation of therapy. With excessive application of ointment Finalgon can relieve discomfort by lubricating the skin (or mucosa) of vegetable oil. In no case can not wash their hands with hot water or take a warm shower - it will only aggravate the situation. To avoid this side effect should be applied ointment applicator (supplied complete with a tuba ointments), equidistant (column means no longer than 0.5 cm)
Ointments should not be applied to the area of wounds, irritated skin sites, as well as on the neck, inner thighs and lower abdomen. Applying the medication, you should carefully and avoid inadvertent entry of ointment into the eyes, mucous membranes of the nose and mouth. After drawing Finalgon should wash their hands with soap and water.