Ortophen 10 mg/g gel


Pharmacotherapeutic group: non-steroid anti-inflammatory agent for external use.

Content

1 g of gel contains 10 mg of diclofenac sodium.

Therapeutic indications
Pain due to joint and spine degenerative diseases, rheumatic diseases, inflammation and oedema, sports and community-acquired injuries.

Action
Mechanism of action of the active substance of the gel – diclofenac sodium - is associated with inhibition of prostaglandin biosynthesis. Diclofenac sodium reduces pain and decreases temperature caused by the inflammation.

Doses and mode of administration
2 to 4 g of gel should be applied on the painful area (surface area 400 to 800 cm2) and gently rubbed into the skin. The procedure may be repeated 3 to 4 times a day. Treatment duration is up to 14 days (up to 28 days in case of osteoarthritis treatment).

Package type and content
40 g of gel in the aluminum tube.

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