Anticoagulant direct action. Gradually released from the ointment, heparin reduces the inflammatory process and has an antithrombotic effect. Promotes resorption of existing ones and prevents the formation of new blood clots. It blocks thrombin synthesis, reduces platelet aggregation. Oppresses the activity of hyaluronidase, activates fibrinolytic properties of blood.
Benzyl ester of nicotinic acid expands the surface vessels, contributing to the absorption of heparin.
Local anesthetic benzocaine reduces the severity of pain. When applied to the skin, it has a local analgesic effect.
Indications for use of the drug
- prevention and treatment of thrombophlebitis of superficial veins;
Postinjection and postinfusion phlebitis;
- external hemorrhoids;
- inflammation of the postnatal hemorrhoids;
Trophic ulcers of the lower leg;
- peyronie's disease;
- superficial pereflebit;
- superficial mastitis;
- localized infiltrates and edema;
- injuries and bruises without compromising the integrity of the skin (including muscle tissue, tendons, joints);
Apply externally. The ointment is applied a thin layer on the affected area (at the rate of 0.5-1 g (2-4 cm of ointment) per site 3-5 cm in diameter) and carefully rub the ointment into the skin. Ointment is applied 2-3 times a day daily until the disappearance of inflammatory phenomena, on average 3 to 7 days. The possibility of a longer treatment is determined by the doctor.
When thrombosis of external hemorrhoids, the ointment is applied to a coarse or linen pad, which is applied directly to the thrombosed units and fixed. Ointment should be applied daily, until the symptoms disappear, on average from 3 to 14 days, with the same purpose you can use a tampon soaked in heparin ointment, which is injected into the anus.
Allergic reactions, skin hyperemia are possible.
Contraindications to the use of the drug
Hypersensitivity to the components of the drug;
- Ulcer-necrotic processes;
- traumatic violation of the integrity of the skin.
Use with caution in thrombocytopenia and increased tendency to bleeding.
Conditions of leave from pharmacies
The drug is approved for use as a means of OTC.