General information about the preparation
Ointment Apizartron packaged in tubes containing 100, 50, 30 or 20 grams. It is a homogeneous mass, has a white or slightly yellow color, there is the smell of methyl salicylate.
The composition of ointment contains:
- bee venom (standardized);
- methyl salicylate;
- mustard oil (allyl isothiocyanate).
As auxiliary substances are taken: petrolatum, cetylstearyl alcohol, water, sodium lauryl sulfate. These ingredients provide rapid absorption ointment.
Apizartron refers to a group of drugs that have a local irritating and analgesic (pain killer) action.
About bee venom
The active components of the ointment, total interactingtogether, confer Apizartron multiple pharmacological properties. Headship in the composition of bee venom, which is isolated by lyophilization of live bees, then give to the test (biochemical, pharmacological), subjected to research and standardization. Particularly useful components of bee venom are: melittin, hyaluronidase, phospholipase, histamine, apamin peptide MSD, norepinephrine, dopamine. Bee venom shows its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and analgesic properties.
Now for the other active ingredients ointments -methyl salicylate. It is very well penetrates the skin, refers to the NSAID group (stands for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents). It can reduce pain, eliminate inflammation. These enhanced his dignity repeatedly under the influence of synergists such as peptide and MSD apamin.
The third ingredient - mustard oil, in its taskIt includes local effect - irritation of the local area. Thus there is a reddening of the skin area, it gets hot. The effect is enhanced by the participation of histamine and melittin. As a result, Apizartron stimulates the zone of application peripheral nerve endings activates local blood circulation, tissue cells saturate with oxygen, increases the speed of evacuation from the site of inflammation toxic substances, so the pain of the patient is reduced. In addition to heating and analgesia have improved metabolism, Increasing the elasticity of muscle and connective tissue. Muscle tone is markedly reduced. Within a few minutes after application to the affected areas, the action begins Apizartron.
When appointed Apizartron ointment?
Apizartron Ointment is recommended for the following conditions:
- arthritis. arthrosis. rheumatism and other inflammatory conditions affecting the joints;
- neuritis, osteochondrosis;
- neuralgia, Sciatica, lumbago, sciatica, arthralgia;
- peripheral circulatory disorders in certain parts of the body;
- myalgia, pain, emerged after the traumatic tendon injury, ligaments, muscles.
Apizartron successfully used in sportsmedicine. This means time-tested, is present in the medicine cabinet of many athletes, because they are subject to heavy wear, often injured. These people can not take long sick leave, and therefore resorted to the help of the drug that can quickly bring them back to training, competitions. Yes, and warming up the muscles well manage the drug.
How to use Apizartron?
Squeeze from a tube on the sore spot stripedointments length of about three or four centimeters. Carefully evenly distribute it to the patient area. Soon you will notice that the site is red, feel the heat (usually described everything happens two or three minutes). Now rub vigorously flick of ointment in the skin. Try to keep in the warmth of the therapy area, apply Apizartron three times a day. Treatment lasts until harassing symptoms disappear (but not more than ten days). Once struck ointment, certainly thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water. Do not allow the ointment somehow gets into your eyes or other mucous membranes!
Are there any contraindications or side effects?
This ointment should not be applied to the skin at:
- her illness, injury or damage when there is an open wound surface;
- presence of tumors;
- special sensitivity to salicylates, bee venom, isothiocyanates, allergy to these components;
- chronic diseases of liver or kidney;
- diseases of infectious nature;
- oppression of functions of blood;
- mental disorders;
- children under 12 years of age;
- irritation of the skin associated with an overdose of ointment;
- during acute inflammation in the joints.
Some patients sometimes when applying Apizartron appear in places rubbing the drug allergic skin reactions.
Although the drug available over the counter withoutpresentation of a prescription, be sure to seek advice from a specialist, carefully read the instructions in the package insert with aluminum tuba. The most effective Apizartron shows in cases where a diseased joint is no deep anatomical changes.