Deep Relief is a complex drug intended for external use, providing anti-exudative, analgesic, cooling and anti-inflammatory action.
Release form and composition
Let out gel Deep Relief colorless, transparent, in aluminum tubes 50 or 100 g.
The drug contains two active ingredients: ibuprofen (50 mg in 1 g of the drug) and levomenthol (30 mg in 1 g). Auxiliary components of the medication are disopropanolamine, purified water, carbomer, propylene glycol, denatured ethanol 96%.
Indications for use
According to the instructions, Deep Relief is indicated for the local treatment of pain syndrome of varying severity and origin, including those caused by the following diseases:
- Ankylosing spondylitis;
- Rheumatoid arthritis;
- Rheumatic soft tissue lesions;
- Inflammatory processes in soft tissues and joints resulting from injuries;
- Pain in the lower back and back of various origins;
- Osteochondrosis with radicular syndrome and other lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
According to the instructions, Deep Relief should not be used when:
- Hypersensitivity to one or both of the active components of the drug, as well as excipients;
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding;
- Children under 14 years old.
The drug should not be applied to open wounds and skin areas with impaired integrity.
Despite the fact that ibuprofen contained in Deep Relief has low absorption into the systemic circulation, the drug should be prescribed with caution to patients who have:
- Kidney and liver failure;
- Gastric and duodenal ulcer;
- Chronic heart failure;
- Hepatic porphyria;
- Bronchial asthma;
- Tendency to bronchospasm.
Deep Relief should also be used with care by older people.
Dosing and Administration
According to the instructions, Deep Relief should be used only locally. Before first use, it is necessary to pierce a soldered hole in a tube with a gel spike, which is located on the back of the cap.
Gel Deep Relief is applied to the affected skin with a thin layer and lightly rubbed until completely absorbed. The recommended frequency of application of the drug - 2-3 times a day, while the interval between applications should not be less than four hours.
At one time you should use a strip of gel with a length of about 5 centimeters, depending on the size of the affected area. The duration of drug therapy is on average 1-1.5 weeks. If indicated, the attending physician may extend the course of treatment.
After applying the gel on the skin, hands should be thoroughly washed. If the medication accidentally gets into your eyes, they should be rinsed with a small amount of water and consult a doctor. In case of accidental ingestion of the gel should consult a doctor.
Gel Deep Relief is not used on areas of the body located near the mucous membranes and is not applied under the bandage.
In most cases, the use of Deep Relief by patients is tolerated positively. Side effects characteristic of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in patients are not observed due to the low absorption of the active components of the drug in the bloodstream.
In rare cases, allergic reactions may develop in the form of skin rash, itching, photosensitization, eczema, contact dermatitis, caused by hypersensitivity to the drug components.
In isolated cases, the development of angioedema and bronchospasm was noted.
During the period of childbearing, Deep Relief is contraindicated, therefore, before the start of drug therapy, pregnancy should be excluded. If there is a need for drug treatment during the breastfeeding period, lactation at the time of therapy should be discontinued.
The drug is compatible with all groups of drugs. No cases of Deep Relief overdose have been reported to date.
Drugs that have similar pharmacological effects with Deep Relief are Fast Relief, Menovazin, Deep Freeze.
Terms and conditions of storage
According to the instructions, Deep Relief is stored in a room with a temperature range of 15-25 degrees Celsius, away from moisture and direct sunlight. The shelf life of the drug is 3 years from the date of issue.