OverviewSUMO SPRAY is a Schedule H drug.
SUMO SPRAY is composed of: METHYL SALICYLATE (20 %W/W), MENTHOL (10 %W/W), CAMPHOR (5 %W/W), EUCALYPTUS OIL (5 %W/W), DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM (1.16 %W/W), CAPSICUM (0.075 %W/W)
Diclofenac diethylammonium belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is specially formulated for rubbing into the skin and is used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation and swelling in painful conditions affecting the joints and muscles. It can be used to treat muscle and joint injuries (e.g. sprains, strains, bruises, backache, sports injuries), tendonitis (e.g. tennis elbow) and osteoarthritis.
Capsicum, also known as red pepper or chili pepper, is an herb. The fruit of the capsicum plant is used to make medicine.Capsicum is used for various problems with digestion.The Capsicum fruit was probably termed a pepper because of the burning sensation similar to that of black and white pepper spices of the unripened fruit of the unrelated Piper nigrum.
UsageCAMPHOR is generally used to treat: Eczema, Dermatitis, Itchy Skin, Skin Rash
CAMPHOR can address symptoms like: Skin Irritation, Body Itching, Cough
DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM is generally used to treat: Muscle Pain, Joint Pain, Achilles Tendon Rupture, Osteoarthritis
CAPSICUM is generally used to treat: Toothache, Diarrhoea, High Cholesterol, Stomach Pain, BLOOD CLOT, Alcoholism, Malaria, Pain, Shingles, Laryngitis, Cluster Headache, Migraine, Hay Fever, Sinus Infection
CAPSICUM can address symptoms like: Abdomen Upset Stomach, Difficulty Swallowing, Fever, Back Pain, Head Headache, Abdomen Stomach Cramps
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 2yrs
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Precautions for SUMO SPRAY and its Constituents
- If you have an allergy to camphor gel or any part of camphor gel.
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems.
- This medicine may cause harm if swallowed. If camphor gel is swallowed, call a doctor or poison control center right away.
- If signs get worse or last for more than 7 days, talk with the doctor.
- This medicine may catch on fire. Do not use near an open flame or while smoking
- Do not take camphor gel by mouth. Use on your skin only. Keep out of your mouth, nose, and eyes (may burn).
- Wash your hands before and after use. Do not wash your hands after use if putting this on your hand.
- Clean affected part before use. Make sure to dry well.
- Put a thin layer on the affected part and rub in gently.
- Keep out of your eyes.
- If camphor gel gets in the eyes, rinse with a lot of water. If eye irritation lasts for a while, talk with the doctor.
- If you use camphor gel on a regular basis, put on a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not put on 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Many times camphor gel is used on an as needed basis. Do not use more often than told by the doctor.
- Do not apply this medicine on wound/damaged skin, eyes and nose.
- Tell your doctor if you have sensitive skin. Avoid exposure to sunlight as it can cause photosensitivity.
- Do not administer camphor based medicines orally in large amounts as it can be toxic.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Do not take if below 2 years.
- Do not use Diclofenac diethylammonium if you are in the last 3 months of your pregnancy
- Do not use if you have an allergy (hypersensitivity) to any of the ingredients in the product
- This medicine is not recommended for use in children under 14 years of age.
- Take special care with Diclofenac diethylammonium,Do not apply the gel to skin that has a rash or eczema, cuts or open wounds. Stop the treatment if a skin rash develops after applying the product.
- Be careful when sunbathing or using sun lamps as your skin may be more sensitive to sunlight.
- If you have a stomach or duodenal ulcer (or a history of), tell your doctor or pharmacist before using the gel.
- 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.
- Diclofenac diethylammonium should only be used under medical advice during breastfeeding as diclofenac passes into breast milk in small amounts. However Diclofenac diethylammonium should not be applied on the breasts of nursing mothers nor elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period of time.
- You should not use capsicum if your allergic to it.
- Putting capsaicin in the nose can be very painful, so a local painkilling medicine such as lidocaine is often put into the nose first.
Not enough is known about the safety of giving capsicum to children by mouth. Don’t do it.
Common Side-EffectsCAMPHOR : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin, Hives, Skin Irritation
DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin
CAPSICUM : Skin Irritation, Body Burning Sensation, Eyes Eye Irritation, Runny Nose, Abdomen Upset Stomach, Body Excessive Sweating
Rare Side-EffectsDICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM : Wheezing, Shortness Of Breath, Face Swelling, Swollen Lips, Throat Soreness, Swollen Tongue
CAPSICUM : Acute Renal Failure, Acute Liver Failure
Technical ClassificationCAMPHOR is categorized as: TOPICAL RUBEFACIENT / DERMATOLOGICAL AGENTS / TOPICAL AGENTS
DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM is categorized as: NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS / ANALGESICS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
CAPSICUM is categorized as: HERBAL PRODUCTS / ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES
Available Alternatives for SUMO SPRAY
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|SUMO SPRAY||INR 114 for 50GM SPY||METHYL SALICYLATE 20 %W/W, MENTHOL 10 %W/W, CAMPHOR 5 %W/W, EUCALYPTUS OIL 5 %W/W, DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM 1.16 %W/W, CAPSICUM 0.075 %W/W|