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Fastum Muscle and Joint Care Fastum Gel 50g
Adcock Ingram Limited.Under license from Menarini (Pty) Ltd. Italy.www.adcock.com.Each 100 g gel contains:Ketoprofen 2.5g.Tube of 50g.Scheduling status: S1.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 20g, 30g, 50g and 100g of Fastum gel.Cylindrical polypropylene dispensers of 50g, and 100g of Fastum gel.www.adcock.co.za.
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Musculo-skeletal agents topical agents.
Dosage and directions for use:Treatment should not exceed 7 days. Persons 12 years and older: apply 5 to 15 cm of gel to affected area once or twice daily, massage in gently.Dosage and directions for use: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).