Camphor is an external preparation of plant origin with local anesthetic and analgesic effects.
Release form and composition
Camphor is produced in the form of 10% ointment for external use, 25 g in dark glass jars, 1 jar in carton packs.
The composition of 1 g ointment 100 mg of the same active substance.
Indications for use
Camphor is prescribed for the treatment of neuralgia, arthritis and myositis.
Also, the drug is used to prevent bedsores.
Contraindications to the use of Camphor are:
- Violation of the integrity of the skin;
- Hypersensitivity to the drug.
Nursing and pregnant women should use the drug with caution.
Dosing and Administration
Camphor is used externally, applying a small amount of ointment to the painful area 2-3 times a day. The drug after application is ground by light movements.
To prevent the formation of pressure sores, the skin is treated 2-3 times a day.
After applying Camphor, wash hands thoroughly.
The course of therapy is 7-10 days. According to the recommendation of the doctor can be repeated treatment courses.
With the use of Camphor, allergic skin reactions and skin irritation may develop.
Care must be taken when using the drug in children.
Information about the interaction with other drugs is missing.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store in a dark, dry place inaccessible to children at temperature up to 25 ° C.
Shelf life - 4 years.