Indovazin is a combination drug with a pronounced anti-inflammatory, anti-edematous, analgesic, veno-tonic and angioprotective effect.
Release form and composition
Indovazina dosage form - gel for external use (45 g in aluminum tubes, packed in cardboard boxes).
Active substances (in 1 g):
- 30 mg indomethacin;
- 20 mg troxerutin.
- 524.5 mg macrogol;
- 300 mg of 96% ethanol;
- 100 mg of propylene glycol;
- 23 mg carbomer;
- 2.5 mg of sodium benzoate.
Indications for use
Indovazin is used for:
- Superficial thrombophlebitis, phlebitis and post-phlebitic states;
- Rheumatic lesions of soft tissues: bursitis, periarthritis, tendovaginitis, fibrositis;
- Swelling as a result of surgery, sprains, contusions and dislocations;
- Post-traumatic hematomas.
As part of complex therapy, Indovazin is used as a symptomatic remedy to relieve swelling, pain and a feeling of heaviness in the legs, in case of chronic venous insufficiency in the lower limbs (varicose veins).
Application Indovazina contraindicated:
- In violation of the integrity of the skin;
- In the 3rd trimester of pregnancy;
- During lactation;
- Children under 14;
- In case of hypersensitivity to any active or auxiliary component of the drug, acetylsalicylic acid or other NSAIDs.
Patients should be under special observation during treatment:
- With asthma;
- With allergic rhinitis;
- With polyps of the nasal mucosa;
- Taking NSAIDs.
Dosing and Administration
Indovazin Gel is for external use only. It is applied 3-4 times a day with a thin layer on the affected areas, gently rubbing. A single amount of gel is equal to a strip of 4-5 cm. The maximum allowable daily amount is 20 cm.
The duration of treatment is up to 10 days.
Basically, the drug is well tolerated. In rare cases, there are symptoms of hypersensitivity, manifested by a rash, hyperemia and redness of the skin, itching, burning, urticaria, contact dermatitis.
Cases of overdose indovazina with local use are unknown. If the gel is swallowed accidentally, it may cause a burning sensation in the mouth, excessive salivation, nausea and / or vomiting. The first help is washing the mouth and stomach. Further treatment is symptomatic.
Do not apply to open wounds and mucous membranes, avoid getting the gel in the eyes and mouth.
If the product has fallen on an open wound surface or mucous membranes, redness, pain, burning, and tearing of the eyes are possible. In this case, wash the affected area with plenty of distilled water or saline.
Sodium benzoate and propylene glycol - Indovazin excipients - can cause irritation.
Data on structural analogues Indovazina missing. The following drugs belong to the same pharmacological group - Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for topical use - and are characterized by a similar (to varying degrees) mechanism of action: Artrozilen, Artrum, Bioran, Butadione, Bystrumgel, Valusal, Voltaren Emulgel, Diklak, Diklobene, Diklovit , Diclogen, Dicloran, Diclofenac, Diclofenacol, Deep Relief, Dolgit, Dorosan, Ibuprofen, Indobene, Indomethacin, Ketonal, Nise, Naklofen, Nimulid, Ortofen, Piroxicam, Revmonn, Fastum, Fleksen and others.
Terms and conditions of storage
Indovazin's shelf life is 2 years. Store the gel should be in a dark place at temperatures up to 25 ºC.