Kontraktubeks - drug for external use with proteolytic activity, contributing to the resorption of keloid scars.
Release form and composition
Kontraktubeks produced in the form of a gel for external use: matte, light brown in color, with a characteristic odor (20 or 50 g in aluminum tubes, 1 tube in a cardboard box).
The composition of 1 g of gel contains active ingredients:
- Onion (liquid extract) - 100 mg;
- Allantoin - 10 mg;
- Heparin sodium - 50 IU.
Auxiliary components: flavored oil (core 2700), sorbic acid, macrogol 200 (polyethylene glycol 200), methyl parahydroxybenzoate, xanthan gum (netrol F), purified water.
Indications for use
- Atrophic scars (in particular, arising after furunculosis or acne);
- Keloid and hypertrophic scars that occur after amputations, surgeries, injuries and burns;
- Dupuytren's contracture;
- Ankylosis (contracture) of the joints;
- Traumatic tendon contractures;
- Stretch marks that appeared after pregnancy.
Also Kontraktubeks used for the prevention of formations of pathological scars after injury or in the postoperative period.
Perhaps the use of Contractubex in children.
Hypersensitivity to the drug.
Dosing and Administration
On one application of Kontraktubex, on average 0.5 cm of gel is consumed per scar area of 20-25 cm².
The drug is used 2-3 times a day, easily rubbing into the scar tissue.
The duration of the therapeutic course for fresh scars is usually 1 month.
For thick, old scars, an occlusive dressing with a gel is applied, which is applied overnight. The treatment course averages 3-6 months.
With Dupuytren's contracture, the course of therapy is usually 1 year.
For prophylactic purposes, the phase after wound epithelization is used (Contractubex is not applied on granulation).
During therapy, local skin reactions may occur in rare cases.
To enhance the effect of Kontraktubeks need to be applied to the pre-steamed skin. Perhaps the use of the drug in combination with physiotherapy.
During the treatment of fresh scars, it is recommended to avoid ultraviolet radiation, intense massage and exposure to cold.
Data on the interaction with other drugs are not presented.
Terms and conditions of storage
Keep out of reach of children at temperature up to 25 ° C.
Shelf life - 4 years.