Fastum Gel 100g
Fastum Pain Relief Gel 100g is a topical ointment that helps to relieve localised pain and reduce inflammation in the joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Completely non-steroidal.
Fastum Muscle and Joint Care Fastum Gel 100g
Proprietary name (and dosage form): Fastum gel (gel).
Composition: Each 100 g contains Ketoprofen 2.5 g (i.e. 2.5 % m/m).
Pharmacological classification: A 3.1 antirheumatics (anti-inflammatory agents).
Pharmacological action: Ketoprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. Since ketoprofen is an inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis it provides for anti-inflammatory, analgesic effects. Fastum gel is ketoprofen in an excipient suitable for allowing it to reach the site of inflammation by transcutaneous route, providing the local treatment of painful joints, tendons, ligaments and muscles.
Indications: For the relief of localised pain and inflammation associated with acute musculo-skeletal injuries.
Identification: A mucilaginous, colourless, almost transparent gel with an aromatic odour.
Presentation: Collapsible aluminium tubes of 20 g, 30 g, 50 g and 100 g of Fastum gel.
Dosage and directions for use: Treatment should not exceed 7 days. Persons 12 years and older: apply to the affected area once or twice daily by gently massaging in order to help absorption. Apply 5 to 15 cm of gel with each application (100 to 300 mg ketoprofen). Dosage and directions for use: treatment should not exceed 1 days. Persons 12 years and older: apply 5 to 15 cm of gel to affected area once or twice daily, massage in gently.