Naproxen Hasco 10% Gel 50g has an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect which can be used to treat muscle and joint pain, injuries, sprains.
Active substance: Naproxenum
Naproxenum 10 g Vehiculum ad 100.00 g
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 diseased tissues. Due to its slightly irritating properties, chloral hydrate causes beneficial reflex dilation of blood vessels.
Dosage of Naproxen Hasco 10% Gel 50g
Always use this medicine exactly as described in the package leaflet or as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
A drug for topical application to the skin.
The medicine should be applied 4 to 5 times a day to the sore spot and rubbed in gently.
A 1 cm long gel strip is applied to the skin surface of approx. 7 cm by 7 cm.
After applying the gel to the skin, wash your hands thoroughly, unless they are being treated.
In the event of reddening and irritation of the skin, discontinue use of the drug until symptoms subside, if symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
If you use more Naproxen HASCO than
you should After topical application of 10% naproxen, no symptoms of overdose are known. However, due to incorrect use or accidental ingestion, systemic side effects are possible. In this case, the doctor will apply the appropriate therapeutic measures for poisoning with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
In the event of accidental ingestion (e.g. by a child), consult a physician.
Do not use Naproxen HASCO
- if you are allergic to naproxen 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.
Naproxen HASCO is in the form of a gel. One package contains 50 g of gel.
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 2 weeks after the end of treatment, direct sunlight should be avoided (also in the solarium).
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.
Do not use in children under 3 years of age.
Use of Naproxen HASCO in patients with renal and / or hepatic impairment
Take special care when using Naproxen HASCO in patients with hepatic and / or renal failure as naproxen may be absorbed into the bloodstream.
Other medicines and Naproxen HASCO
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, and about any medicines you plan 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 enhances the effects of acetylsalicylic acid, phenytoin and hydantoin, oral anticoagulants from the coumarin group, and increases the toxic effect of methotrexate;
- naproxen inhibits the action of furosemide and other diuretics;
- sodium bicarbonate and probenecid increase the serum concentration of naproxen.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Do not use this medicine during the first and second trimesters of pregnancy, except in cases of 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 and using machines
No data are available on the side effects of naproxen on the ability to drive and use machines.
Naproxen HASCO contains propylene glycol
The drug may cause skin irritation.
Naproxen HASCO contains methyl parahydroxybenzoate and propyl parahydroxybenzoate
The drug may cause allergic reactions (possible delayed 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). Sensitivity reactions to light are possible. Rarely, erythema, itching and burning may occur. In the event of shortness of breath or skin lesions, stop using the drug immediately, consult a doctor or go to the nearest hospital.
There are no reviews yet.