The package insert of the drug Rumalon

the package insert of the medicine Rumalon. Therapeutic class of Antiartriticos and Antireumáticos.

what For?

joint Diseases and degenerative diseases; osteoarthritis; espondiloses; espondiloartroses; meniscopatias; condropatias of the patella. Protection of the cartilages in the post-operative surgeries of the joints.

Contraindications

When should I not use?

Hypersensitivity to the components of the formula of the product.

Dosage

How to use?

2 ml on alternate days by intramuscular deep, for 6-8 weeks. In case of necessity, the treatment may be repeated. The doses may vary according to physician’s discretion.

Side Effects

What are the evils that can cause me?

Usually Rumalon is well tolerated. Symptoms of intolerance can occur in people predisposed (about 1% of treatments), and include redness at the injection site, dizziness, feeling of warmth, and headache mild. In such cases, it is recommended to interrupt the treatment. In patients with a predisposition to allergic may occur anaphylactic reactions. – Drug interactions: has not been observed so far. – Overdose: no symptoms clinical acute was observed up to the moment; however, in case of an overdose, can occur exacerbation of adverse reactions. The treatment should be symptomatic.

Warnings and Precautions

what should I know before using?

The administration of Rumalon during pregnancy is not recommended, although no effect teratogenic has been verified in animal experiments, and there is no evidence of such effects after several years of clinical employment. The product should not be used in rheumatoid arthritis, since the possibility of re-activation can not be deleted.