Olfen GEL is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with marked analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties. Olfen 1% Gel is an anti-inflammatory and analgesic preparation for external use in
treatment of pain, inflammation, and swelling in: sprains, contusions, strains, and back pain following sport or accidents; localized forms of soft tissue rheumatism, such as tendinitis (tennis elbow), shoulder-hand syndrome, bursitis, periarthropathies and for the symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis of small and medium-sized joints close to the skin surface, such as finger joints or knees.
Directions For Use:
Adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over Depending on the size of the painful site to be treated, 24 g Olfen 1% Gel (cherry-to walnut-sized amount sufficient to treat an area of about 400- 800 cm²) should be applied 3-4 times daily to the affected parts of the body and rubbed in gently.
The duration of use depends on the indication and the success of treatment.It is recommended to reassess the treatment after 2 weeks if the symptoms have not improved. Olfen 1% Gel should not be used for more than 14 days.
The hands should be washed well after use (except in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the fingers). Olfen 1% Gel can also be used as adjuvant therapy together with other dosage forms of Olfen.
Children under 12 years: So far the use and safety of Olfen 1% Gel have not been systematically tested in children under 12 years of age and its use is not recommended.
Antioxidant E223 (sodium disulphite); excipients for gel