- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 Precautions for SYSTAFLAM GEL and its Constituents
- 5 Common Side-Effects
- 6 Serious Side-Effects
- 7 Rare Side-Effects
- 8 Disease Interactions
- 9 Technical Classification
- 10 Available Alternatives for SYSTAFLAM GEL
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OverviewSYSTAFLAM GEL is a Schedule H drug.
SYSTAFLAM GEL is composed of: METHYL SALICYLATE (5 %W/W), MEPHENESIN (5 %W/W), TURPENTINE OIL (3 %W/W), MENTHOL (2 %W/W), DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM (1.16 %W/W)
Turpentine Oil is used in the treatment of pain relief.Turpentine oil, when inhaled, may help reduce congestion. When used on the skin, turpentine oil may cause warmth and redness which can help relieve pain in the tissue underneath.
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.
UsageTURPENTINE OIL is generally used to treat: Sexual Dysfunction, Pain, Joint Pain, Muscle Pain, Toothache
TURPENTINE OIL can address symptoms like: Redness, Nerve Pain
DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM is generally used to treat: Muscle Pain, Joint Pain, Achilles Tendon Rupture, Osteoarthritis
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first
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 < 5yrs
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: Not Safe
Precautions for SYSTAFLAM GEL and its Constituents
- You should not use Turpentine oil,if you are allergic to it.
- Do not let children take turpentine oil by mouth,It’s best to avoid any use of turpentine oil in children.
- 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.
Common Side-EffectsTURPENTINE OIL : Head Headache, Drowsiness, Cough, Vomit
DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin
Serious Side-EffectsTURPENTINE OIL : Acute Kidney Failure, Brain Attack
Rare Side-EffectsDICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM : Wheezing, Shortness Of Breath, Face Swelling, Swollen Lips, Throat Soreness, Swollen Tongue
Disease InteractionsDICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM can interfere with: Asthma, Congestive Heart Disease, Urine Retention, Hypertension, Peptic Ulcer, Duodenitis, Intestinal Perforation, Alcoholism, Colitis, Gastroenteritis, Dermatitis, Acute Renal Failure, Hyponatremia, Acute Liver Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Ischemic Heart Disease, Porphyria, Anemia, Hyperkalemia, Thrombocytopathy, Thrombocytopenia, Vitamin K Deficiency
Technical ClassificationTURPENTINE OIL is categorized as: HERBAL PRODUCTS / ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES
DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM is categorized as: NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS / ANALGESICS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
Available Alternatives for SYSTAFLAM GEL
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|SYSTAFLAM GEL||INR 56 for 1 UNIT||METHYL SALICYLATE 5 %W/W, MEPHENESIN 5 %W/W, TURPENTINE OIL 3 %W/W, MENTHOL 2 %W/W, DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM 1.16 %W/W|