Kapsicam is an external preparation with local irritating, anti-inflammatory and analgesic action.
Release form and composition
Kapsicam is produced in the form of an ointment for external use (with a specific smell of terpentine oil and camphor, white with a yellowish tint or white), in aluminum tubes of 30 g and 50 g, 1 tube each with an applicator in a cardboard box.
The composition of 1 g of ointment includes active substances:
- Benzyl nicotinate - 20 mg;
- Vanillilnonamide (nonivamid) - 2 mg;
- Dimethyl sulfoxide - 50 mg;
- Gum turpentine - 30 mg;
- Racemic camphor - 30 mg.
Auxiliary substances included in the preparation: emulsifier type A, polysorbate 80, cetyl stearyl alcohol, cetyl stearyl sulfate sodium, purified water, bronopol.
Indications for use
Kapsicam is prescribed:
- For the treatment of arthralgia and myalgia;
- As a muscle warming agent in athletes.
- Skin diseases;
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding period;
- Hypersensitivity to the components of the ointment.
Dosing and Administration
Kapsikam applied externally.
For arthralgia and myalgia, ointment in a small amount (1-3 g) should be applied to the area of the painful area and lightly rubbed into the skin. Frequency of use - 2-3 times a day. The average duration of a therapeutic course is 10 days (determined by the nature and severity of the disease).
When using Kapsikam in athletes as a warming agent, up to 3 g of ointment should be applied to the corresponding muscles before physical activity and rubbed into a slight reddening of the skin with massaging movements. After the end of the training, the ointment is washed off with cool water.
After each procedure, it is recommended to wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water.
During the application of Kapsikam, allergic reactions can occur, such as itching, hives or edema.
To avoid the development of side effects to determine the sensitivity should first apply a small amount of the drug on the skin.
During the period of treatment, Kapsikam should be avoided on the mucous membranes and areas of open wounds.
Information about the interaction with other drugs is missing.
Terms and conditions of storage
Keep out of reach of children at a temperature of 8-15 ° C.
The shelf life of the drug - 2 years.