Fastum Gel

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Introduction

Fastum Gel is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used to relieve the pain of soft tissue injuries, and acute strains and sprains. It also use to treat inflammation and other painful conditions of the bone or muscle.

Fastum Gel is only meant for external use and should be used strictly as advised by your doctor. A thin layer of the medicine should be massaged into the affected areas with clean and dry hands. Avoid getting in contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth, and avoid applying it on wounded or damaged skin. In case of accidental contact with these areas, you should rinse it with cold water.

It is usually safe with little or no side effects. However, it may cause a burning sensation and skin irritation at the site of application in some people. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. If they do not get better with time or worsen, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using the medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are using or have recently used any other medicines for the same condition or other diseases. To make sure the medicine is safe, pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using the medicine.

Uses of Fastum Gel

Benefits of Fastum Gel

In Pain relief

Fastum Gel is used to relieve pain, inflammation, and swelling in painful conditions that affect joints and muscles. It is very effective in treating strains, sprains, backache, and sports injuries. It is also helpful for pain caused by tendonitis (such as tennis elbow). Applying it will help you go about your daily life more easily. If the injury is severe or lasts a long time, you may also need to take painkillers or you can even consider physiotherapy. Consult a doctor if you are not sure.

Side effects of Fastum Gel

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Fastum

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Fastum Gel

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 apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Fastum Gel works

Fastum Gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fastum Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fastum Gel 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

What if you forget to take Fastum Gel?

If you miss a dose of Fastum Gel, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Propionic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
NSAID's- Non-Selective COX 1&2 Inhibitors (propionic acid)

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fastum with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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One of my teeth is sensitive. It some times pains
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sensitivity has many causative factors for relief of pain you can take pain killers it will give temporary relief
fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. How long should Fastum Gel be used?

The usual recommendation is to apply 5-10 cm of the medicine to the affected area 2-4 times a day for 7 days. If your symptoms worsen or persist even after 7 days, stop using the medicine and consult your doctor.

Q. What precautions are necessary while using Fastum Gel?

Use it exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying the medicine. Protect your skin with sunscreen and protective clothing from sunlight even on a cloudy day. This should be done during treatment as well as after 2 weeks of stopping it.

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References

  1. Furst DE, Ulrich RW, Varkey-Altamirano C. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Disease Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs, Nonopioids Analgesics, & Drugs Used in Gout. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 627.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 759-60.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

A Menarini India Pvt Ltd, B-801, Safal Pegasus, Prahalad Nagar Road, Anand Nagar, Ahmedabad – 380015, Gujarat, India
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: November, 2022

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