Caprisana Ointment Pot 50 g
Caprisana Salbe Topf 50 g
Active ingredient: Rosmarinöl 20 mg, Thymianöl 20 mg, Methylparaben (E218), Propylparahydroxybenzoat (E216), Wacholderbeeröl 20 mg, Butylhydroxyanisol (E320), Terpentinöl, medizinal 20 mg, Ziegenbutter 469 mg, Chlorophyllin-Kupfer-Komplex (E141), Lärchen-Terpentin 12 mg, D-Campher 20 mg.
What is Caprisana and when is it used?
Experience has shown that Caprisana is used for the symptomatic treatment of rheumatic complaints such as arthritis, arthrosis and joint and muscle pain.
When should Caprisana not be used?
Caprisana should not be used on skin diseases and skin injuries. You should also refrain from using Caprisana if you have a known allergy to essential oils in general or turpentine oil in particular, or if you are known to be hypersensitive to the additives used. Caprisana must not be applied to open areas of skin.
Caprisana must not be used in children under the age of 12.
When is caution required when using Caprisana?
In patients with previously damaged kidneys, Caprisana ointment may only be used for a short time and not over large areas. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Caprisana must not be used if there is a known hypersensitivity to one of the ingredients, nor in children, not on damaged skin (wounds, eczema), not on mucous membranes (eyes, nose)! Caution is also required if you tend to have allergies.
Butylated hydroxyanisole (E 320) can cause localized skin irritation (e.g. contact dermatitis), irritation of the eyes and mucous membranes. Methyl- and propyl-4-hydroxybenzoates (E 218, E 216) can cause allergic reactions, including delayed reactions.
Inform your doctor, pharmacist or druggist if you
- suffer from other diseases,
- have allergies or
- take other medicines (including those you bought yourself!) or Use externally.
May Caprisana be taken/used during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
No systematic scientific studies have been carried out. Caprisana should therefore not be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding unless it is clearly necessary and only with a doctor's prescription.
How do you use Caprisana?
Adults and adolescents from the age of 12:
Unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor, rub a hazelnut-sized piece of ointment into the painful area 2-4 times a day. For external use only.
An uninterrupted use of more than 2 months should be avoided.
The use and safety of Caprisana has not yet been tested in children under the age of 12.
In the event of an overdose - e.g. if children accidentally swallow large quantities - undesirable effects or poisoning cannot be ruled out. In such a case, ask a specialist or contact Tox Info Suisse.
Stick to the dosage specified in the package insert or prescribed by the doctor. If you think the medicine is too weak or too strong, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or druggist.
What side effects can Caprisana have?
The following side effects can occur when using Caprisana:
Rarely (affects 1 to 10 in 10,000 people)
Especially with Sensitive skin or long-term use can lead to sensitization, which makes it necessary to discontinue the drug. However, a slight and soon temporary reddening of the skin is normal due to the circulation-enhancing properties. If you experience unusual discomfort when using Caprisana (e.g. severe and persistent reddening of the skin, blistering, itching or burning skin), the treatment must be stopped and it is recommended that you consult your doctor or nurse. the doctortin.
Uncommon (affects 1 to 10 in 1000 people treated)
Long-term use over large areas can cause nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain due to the camphor it contains.
Rare (affects 1 to 10 in 10,000 people treated)
In rare cases, serious side effects such as seizures, headaches, dizziness, confusion, restlessness, anxiety, hallucinations or severe shortness of breath. In these cases, a doctor should be consulted immediately.
In the event of an overdose - e.g. if children accidentally swallow large amounts - undesirable effects or poisoning cannot be ruled out. In such a case, ask a specialist or contact Tox Info Suisse.
If you notice any side effects, contact your doctor, pharmacist or druggist. This also applies in particular to side effects that are not listed in this leaflet.
What else needs to be taken into account?
The medicinal product may only be used up to the date marked «EXP» on the container.
Store at room temperature (15-25°C) and out of the reach of children.
Do not take.
Your further information can be obtained Doctor, pharmacist or druggist or your doctor, pharmacist or druggist. These people have the detailed technical information.
What does Caprisana contain?
1 g Caprisana contains:
20 mg D-camphor, 20 mg juniper oil, 20 mg rosemary oil, 20 mg medicinal turpentine oil, 20 mg thyme oil, 12 mg larch turpentine, 470 mg goat butter< h4>Excipients
Sunflower oil, methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate (E 218), propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate (E 216), butylated hydroxyanisole (E 320), copper complexes of chlorophylls and chlorophyllins (E141), yellow wax, hard paraffin, virgin olive oil, sodium hydrogen carbonate
Where can you get Caprisana? Which packs are available?
In pharmacies and drugstores, without a doctor's prescription.
Pots of 50 g and 95 g ointment
Tentan AG, 4452 Itingen
This leaflet was last checked by the drug authority (Swissmedic) in February 2022.
PI 0 92100/03.22