Anesthetic ointment "Nikofleks"
Ointment "Nikofleks" is aa combined preparation that has vasodilator, analgesic, distracting, warming, anti-inflammatory and resorptive properties. At the heart of this remedy is irritation of the skin receptors and stimulation of reflex reactions (hyperthermia and hyperemia). The mechanism of action of such a drug as the "Nikoflex" ointment is directly caused by the activation of the processes of formation and release of enkephalins and endorphins, by the coping of pain symptoms on the sites of inflammation. In addition, this vasodilator increases the permeability of blood vessels, improves blood flow directly in the lesions, thereby increasing the so-called local microcirculation. With regard to the therapeutic effect of the drug "Nikofleks", it develops quite quickly and is noted for about one hour.
The composition of this vasodilator inThe main ingredients are natural capsaicin, ethylene glycol salicylate and ethyl nicotinate. The presence of these substances and provides a pronounced anti-inflammatory, analgesic and absorbable effect. As additional elements, the "Nikoflex" ointment contains lavender oil, propyl parahydroxybenzoate, sodium lauryl sulfate, cetyl stearyl octanoate, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, white petrolatum, 96% ethanol, purified water and liquid paraffin.
If we talk about the scope of thisanesthetic drug, then most often it is used for a variety of diseases of the muscles and joints. For example, the "Nikoflex" ointment recommends the use for myalgia, spondylarthrosis, sprain, arthritis and arthrosis. Contusions, tendovaginitis and sciatica are also included in the list of indications for prescribing. In addition, this drug should be used for polyarthritis. To stop painful conditions with neuritis or neuralgia is also recommended to rub in the skin drug "Nikofleks." Ointment instructions for use advise to use and as an aid to warm up the muscles before training.
With regard to possible side effects,associated with the use of this ointment, then in rare cases it can cause Quincke's edema and allergic reactions of all kinds. For example, burning, redness of the skin, itching and tingling at the site of the drug can be observed. As a rule, such symptoms pass on their own after the withdrawal of this remedy.