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Adgel Ointment

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Overview

Introduction

Adgel Ointment is used to relieve pain and reduce swelling in your joints and muscles. It can be used to treat various injuries such as sprains, strains and bruises and can also be used for tendonitis (such as tennis elbow) and osteoarthritis.

Adgel Ointment may be used 2 to 4 times a day on the affected area depending on how strong it is. It should be applied slowly and evenly to the skin until it is rubbed in. You should not use it too often and you should not cover the treated area with a bandage or plaster.

It is a safe medicine with few side effects, but you may get a skin rash, itching, reddening or burning of the skin. Occasionally a skin rash may be a sign of severe allergic reaction. Tell your doctor straight away if you get a rash with blistering. Adgel Ointment is not recommended if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and you should not use it if you are already taking diclofenac (or other similar) tablets.

Uses of Adgel Ointment

Side effects of Adgel Ointment

Common
  • Application site irritation

How to use Adgel Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Adgel Ointment works

Adgel Ointment is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling) on the skin.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Adgel Ointment is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Adgel Ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick Tips

  • Adgel Ointment is applied to the skin to relieve inflammation and pain of joints and muscles.
  • It is less likely to cause stomach side effects as compared to oral medication.
  • Gently massage it into the skin of the affected area.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages as these may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Do not apply to broken, diseased, infected, inflamed or irritated skin, or to open wounds.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • It may increase the risk of sunburn. Avoid exposing the treated area of skin to excessive sunlight.
  • Don't use it for longer than 14 days unless recommended by your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Adgel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Flanil, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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I am having calf muscle pain in the right leg for the past 6-7 months. No relief even after massage/pain relief ointment/pain relief medicines.
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
Don't worry, PATIENT take a tablet evion lc twice a day for 15 days only
Fiser problem. Suggest any ointment. Using deltigesic. But no pain relief.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
A clinical check up is required to diagnose the condition. In the meantime follow these measures1. High fibre food 2. Warm sidtz bath with KMnO4 3. Do not strain while passing stools 4. Cremaffin 2 tsf at night
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FAQs

Q. Is Adgel a good painkiller?

Adgel is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used for various sorts of pain such as sprains, strains, and other injuries, various types of arthritis, gout and pain and inflammation following surgery.

Q. Is Adgel a narcotic?

No, Adgel is not a narcotic. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines.

Q. How should I use Adgel?

Apply Adgel as described in the label. Use it twice daily, morning and evening. Take a small amount of gel and rub it gently on the affected area. The amount needed will vary depending upon the size of the painful or swollen area. Do not exceed the recommended dose.

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