Nikoflex - a drug with analgesic, irritant and vasodilating action.
Release form and composition
Available in the form of ointment: homogeneous, white, with a specific smell (50 g in aluminum tubes, 1 tube in packs of cardboard).
Active ingredients in 1 g of ointment:
- Ethylene glycol salicylate - 90 mg;
- Ethyl nicotinate - 20 mg;
- Capsaicin natural - 0.15 mg.
Additional components: ethanol 96%, liquid paraffin, purified water, sodium lauryl sulfate, cetyl stearyloctanoate, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, white petrolatum, propyl parahydroxybenzoate, lavender oil.
Indications for use
- Pain syndrome due to diseases of the periarticular tissues;
- Damage to the ligament apparatus (including sprains);
- Chronic neuritis;
- Tendovaginitis in the phase of incomplete remission;
- Subacute and chronic polyarthritis.
Nikofleks is also recommended for athletes to warm up their muscles before and after sports.
- Impaired integrity of the skin;
- Skin irritation;
- Children's age up to 6 years;
- Hypersensitivity to the drug.
- Children's age from 6 to 12 years;
- "Aspirinovaya" bronchial asthma.
Dosing and Administration
Nikoflex applied externally.
Ointment - a strip of 3-5 cm - should be applied in a thin layer on intact, clean and dry skin for the first 3 days - 1 time per day, then - 2 times a day, in the morning and in the evening.
The course of treatment is not more than 10 days.
To heat the muscles athletes recommended ointment - a strip of 4-5 cm - carefully rub into the skin.
In rare cases, marked hypersensitivity reactions, irritation occurs at the site of application of the ointment, develop skin allergic reactions.
Nikoflex should not be used with warming compresses.
During the application of the ointment, be careful to prevent it from entering the areas with impaired integrity of the skin, eyes and mucous membranes. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water after using the ointment.
In case of irritation of the skin, the drug should be canceled.
With simultaneous use Nikoflex enhances the absorption of other external medicines.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store at a temperature not higher than 25 ° С. Keep out of the reach of children.
Shelf life - 5 years.