Naproxen Hasco 1.2% Gel 50g
Naproxen Hasco 1.2% Gel is intended for use on the skin. The active ingredient in Naproxen Hasco is naproxen, which has an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect. Levomenthol causes a cooling sensation on the skin and acts as a local anesthetic, causes local vasodilation and facilitates the penetration of naproxen into the affected tissues. Chloral hydrate, due to its slightly irritating properties, causes beneficial, reflex dilation of blood vessels.
Muscle and joint pain, injuries, sprains.
Active substance: Naproxenum natricum
Composition of Naproxen Hasco 1.2% Gel
Naproxenum 1.20 g, Vehicle ad 100.00 g
The gel has an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect. Menthol contained in the preparation causes a feeling of coolness on the skin, reduces the sensitivity of skin nerve endings, causes local vasodilation and facilitates the penetration of naproxen into the affected tissues. Due to its slightly irritating properties, chloral hydrate causes beneficial reflex dilation of blood vessels.
Dosage of Naproxen Hasco 1.2% Gel
Externally: Apply the preparation 4-5 times a day on the sore spot and rub in gently. For an area of approx. 7 cm x 7 cm, a 1 cm long section of the gel is used.
Do not use Naproxen HASCO
- if you are allergic to the active substance or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6),
- if you are hypersensitive to other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g. to acetylsalicylic acid),
- in the third trimester of pregnancy,
- in children up to 3 years of age.
Homogeneous gel, white or yellowish, with a minty odor. One package of the drug contains 50 g of gel.
Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse before using Naproxen Hasco.
In patients with gastrointestinal ulceration and haemorrhagic diathesis, care should be taken as naproxen may be absorbed into the bloodstream.
After applying the gel on the skin, wash your hands thoroughly.
Avoid contact of the drug with the eyes and mucous membranes. If the gel gets into the eyes or on mucous membranes, remove the gel by rinsing thoroughly with water.
Do not use on damaged skin, open wounds, skin inflammations.
During the treatment period and for 2 weeks after the end of treatment, you should avoid direct sunlight (including tanning beds).
The drug should be used with caution:
- if you have had allergic reactions in the past (rash, itching, redness) during treatment with drugs from the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs;<
- when it is used on large areas of the skin for a long time, as there is a possibility of systemic adverse reactions.
After the above-mentioned symptoms appear, the drug should be discontinued. Consult your doctor, even if the above warnings apply to situations in the past.
Use of Naproxen Hasco in patients with renal and / or hepatic impairment
Take special care when taking Naproxen HASCO in patients with hepatic and / or renal insufficiency as naproxen may be absorbed into the bloodstream.
Do not use in children under 3 years of age.
Other medicines and Naproxen Hasco
Tell the doctor or pharmacist about all the drugs that the patient is taking or has recently taken, as well as about the drugs that the patient is going to take.
So far, no interactions of naproxen applied topically to the skin with other drugs have been observed. However, in the event of long-term application of the drug to large areas of the skin, the possibility of such interactions cannot be totally excluded.
In the case of oral administration of naproxen, it has been observed that:
- Ethanol enhances the effect of naproxen.
- Naproxen increases the effect of acetylsalicylic acid, phenytoin and hydantoin, oral anticoagulants from the coumarin group, and increases the toxic effect of methotrexate.
- Naproxen inhibits the effects of furosemide and other diuretics.
- Sodium bicarbonate and probenecid increase the serum concentration of naproxen.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
The drug should not be used during the first and second trimesters of pregnancy, except in cases recommended and supervised by a physician, after careful consideration of the potential benefits to the mother and fetus. The use of naproxen in the third trimester of pregnancy is contraindicated.
The drug should not be used during breastfeeding. Naproxen passes into breast milk.
Driving vehicles and operating machinery
The drug has no influence on the ability to drive and use machines.
Naproxen Hasco contains propylene glycol
The drug may cause skin irritation.
Naproxen Hasco contains methyl parahydroxybenzoate.
The drug may cause allergic reactions (possible delayed-type reactions).
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Local skin reactions may occur after use of the drug: hypersensitivity, redness, irritation, usually reversible after drug discontinuation.
In the case of long-term use on large areas of the skin, side effects resulting from the general action of naproxen may occur (e.g. nausea, diarrhea, drowsiness, headaches, hypersensitivity reactions). Sensitization to light are possible. Rarely, erythema, itching and burning may occur. In the event of dyspnea or skin lesions, stop using the drug immediately, consult a doctor or go to the nearest hospital.