Actovegin gel is used to
Ulcers of different origin, trophic injuries, prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers, burns, including chemical, prevention and treatment of radiation skin lesions, mucous membranes and nervous tissue, extensive wound surface (regardless of origin) – gel, a cream, an ointment (in conjunction with other forms Actovegin for enteral or parenteral administration); damaged cornea and sclera sores: and burns (acids, alkalis, lime), keratitis (including corneal transplant), epithelial defect in patients with contact lenses, prevention of injuries in the selection of contact lenses in patients with atrophic and degenerative processes in the cornea (eye gel).
Possible side effects
Local reactions: itching, burning – using a gel, cream, ointment, watery eyes, injected into the sclera – using the eye gel.
Dosage and administration
Locally. The gel is prescribed for the purification and treatment of open wounds and ulcers, burns and radiation injuries is applied to the skin with a thin layer, the treatment of ulcers – coated with a thick layer and cover with a compress soaked with ointment Actovegin (to prevent sticking to the wound), change dressings produce 1 times per day, with much weeping sores – several times a day, for the treatment of radiation injuries in cancer patients – in the form of applications for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers – bandages 3-4 times a day, a course of treatment – 3-60 days.
The cream is used to improve wound healing, including weeping, after therapy gel, for the prevention of pressure sores for the prevention and treatment of radiation injuries – 2-3 times a day.
Ointment is indicated for the long-term treatment of wounds and ulcers (accelerated epithelialization) after treatment with the gel and cream, for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers – in the form of bandages 3-4 times a day, the course – 3-60 days, for the prevention and treatment of radiation injuries put a thin layer skin 2-3 times a day.