Altacet Gel 75g
Altacet Gel is a colorless gel with the scent of menthol, used in bruising, post-traumatic edema, and swelling due to 1st degree burns.
The active substance – aluminum octanowinian 10 mg; excipients – ethanol, levomenthol, ethyl parahydroxybenzoate, propyl parahydroxybenzoate, carbomer, sodium hydroxide and purified water
The indications for the use of the gel Altacet are bruises, swelling and joint trauma, swelling caused by burns, knee injuries, shoulder injuries.
1 g of gel contains:
- active ingredient: 10 mg of aluminum tartrate
- excipients: ethanol 96%, levomenthol, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, carbomer, sodium hydroxide, purified water.
The preparation has astringent properties, reduces swelling, soothes inflammation and relieves pain.
Adults and children over 3 years of age: apply Altacet gel on clean and dry skin in sore spots 3 to 4 times a day, at intervals of several hours, preferably in the form of compresses.
Altacet should not be used:
- in children under 3 years of age
- if you are allergic to the active substance aluminum acetate tartrate or any of the other ingredients of this medicine,
- in case of extensive wounds,
- on infected skin,
- on damaged skin and places on the skin with visible eczema.
- Keep the drug out of the sight and reach of children at a temperature below 25 ° C.
- Altacet should not be refrigerated or frozen.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
- Local skin reactions such as itching, erythema, burning) may occur and usually disappear after discontinuation of the drug.
- If the drug is used on large areas of the skin, if it is used for a long time or too often, Altacet may cause skin maceration, and in hypersensitive people, erythema, papular and granular reactions. The risk of the symptoms of hyperaluminemia and hypophosphataemia in the event of long-term use in severe renal insufficiency cannot be excluded.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
- If symptoms of irritation or changes to the skin occur, discontinue use of the drug, and if these symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
- The drug contains methyl parahydroxybenzoate. May cause allergic reactions (possible delayed-type reactions).
- This medicine contains 20 mg of alcohol (ethanol) per g of gel. May cause burning in damaged skin.
- Avoid contact of the drug with the eyes and mucous membranes. If the gel gets into the eyes or on mucous membranes, it should be abundantly removed by rinsing with water.
- Contact your doctor, even if the above warnings apply to situations in the past.
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Before use, read the leaflet, which contains indications, contraindications, data on side effects, dosage and information on the use of the medicinal product, or consult your doctor or pharmacist, as each drug used improperly is a threat to your life or health.