ALGASON CREAM; dimethylamine salicylate, menthol, camphor, dermatological agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF ALGASON CREAM
each 100 g cream contains : active ingredients : diethylamine salicylate 10.0 gm . – menthol 2.5 gm . – camphor 1.4 gm .
INDICATION OF ALGASON CREAM
for symptomatic relief of muscular aches and pains , including fibrositis , sciatica , lumbago , sprained ligaments , bruises , muscle stiffness , strains . Also , relief of pains caused by over – excertion in athletes .
DOSAGE OF ALGASON CREAM
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
for external application . – adults ( including the elderly ) and children over 6 years : for cutaneous use . Apply three times daily to the affected area , massaging until cream is fully absorbed . – children under 6 years : no recommended .
OVER-DOSAGE OF ALGASON CREAM
CONTRA-INDICATION OF ALGASON CREAM
hypersensitivity to the active substance or any of the excipients. Algason should not be used if the surface of the skin is broken . Algason contains camphor which can lower the epileptogenic threshoid and , at excessive doses , lead to neurological accidents such as convulsions in infants and children . therefore , algason should not be used by children who have a history of convulsions . hypersensitivity to aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( including when taken by mouth ) espacially where associated with a history of asthma . if irritation develops , use of the product should be discontinued .
STORAGE OF ALGASON CREAM
keep at temperature 15-30 ° C . Keep out of reach of children .
PACK OF ALGASON CREAM
a box containing a tube of 40 g cream and a pamphlet .
ALGASON CREAM MANUFACTURED BY
PHARCO PHARMACEUTICALS .