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Instanac TPM Gel

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Instanac TPM Gel 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. It can also be used for tendonitis (such as tennis elbow) and osteoarthritis.

Instanac TPM Gel 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. Instanac TPM Gel 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 Instanac TPM Gel

Benefits of Instanac TPM Gel

In Pain relief

Instanac TPM 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.

In Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes pain and stiffness in the joints. Instanac TPM Gel helps relieve pain and reduces inflammation and swelling in your joints due to this condition. This will ensure that you have a better, more active, quality of life. You can apply it over the affected areas, especially if you have arthritis in your hands, knees, ankles, and feet.

Additionally, you may consider simple lifestyle modifications such as regular exercise, losing weight, maintaining good posture while doing various daily activities, and wearing comfortable footwear. This will help you manage mild symptoms of osteoarthritis very effectively in the long run.

Side effects of Instanac TPM 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 Instanac TPM

  • Application site irritation

How to use Instanac TPM 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 Instanac TPM Gel works

Instanac TPM Gel 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
Instanac TPM Gel 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
Instanac TPM 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

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Quick Tips

  • Instanac TPM Gel 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.
  • Do not 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.
  • Do not use it for longer than 14 days unless recommended by your doctor.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylacetic acid Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Instanac TPM 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, Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Suffering from heavy back pain, traction treatment taken, but still no relief.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Apply Voveran TPM gel and Take Tab Myospas-D thrice daily and Cap Nurokind-Gold twice daily
Had leg cramp while playing badminton discomfort in walking took metal forte and applied voveran tpm gel
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Do Hot Fomentation and apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Myospas-D thrice daily and Tab Carnitor thrice daily for 1 week
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FAQs

Q. How should I use Instanac TPM Gel?

Apply Instanac TPM Gel 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.

Q. Is Instanac TPM Gel a good painkiller?

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

Q. Is Instanac TPM Gel a narcotic?

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

Q. Does Instanac TPM Gel get you high?

No, Instanac TPM Gel does not get you high. It does not have an abuse potential (drug-seeking behavior) and does not cause physical or psychological dependence. However, if you do not feel well, consult your doctor.

Q. Can Instanac TPM Gel hurt your kidneys?

Long-term use and high doses of Instanac TPM Gel may cause renal problems such as protein or blood in urine and painful urination. Patients who are at maximum risk of developing kidney problems include people who are dehydrated, have heart failure, impaired kidney function, hypertension, elderly, who are on medicines which cause excess urination (diuretics), or medicines which have significant impact on kidney function. Hence, for such patients kidney function monitoring is recommended.

Q. Does Instanac TPM Gel make you drowsy?

Instanac TPM Gel can cause drowsiness and also dizziness, fatigue (tiredness) and visual disturbances. However, it is not very common and may not affect everyone. If you experience these symptoms avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.

Q. What is the most important information I need to know about Instanac TPM Gel?

It is important to know that Instanac TPM Gel may increase your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. The risk is more if you take higher doses and have been using the medicine for a longer time. Also, taking Instanac TPM Gel may cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in your stomach and intestine. These problems may happen without warning symptoms at any time during treatment and may even cause death. Therefore, if you encounter any such problems, consult your doctor immediately.

Q. Can Instanac TPM Gel be taken during pregnancy?

You should not take Instanac TPM Gel during the last 3 months of pregnancy as it may cause harmful effects on your baby. Use of Instanac TPM Gel can also lead to reduced labor (premature delivery). Hence, it is advised to avoid using Instanac TPM Gel during the first 6 months of pregnancy also. In some cases, Instanac TPM Gel may be prescribed in pregnant women only if the benefits outweigh the risks involved with its use in pregnant women. If not sure, consult your doctor regarding its use.

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