What is Perskindol Classic Gel and when is it used?
Perskindol Classic Gel is available in liquid form (fluid, spray) or as a gel and contains plant-ethereal active ingredients. Perskindol Classic Gel penetrates the skin quickly and without leaving any residue and is non-greasy; Hands and clothes remain free of grease.
The essential active ingredients and levomenthol have a refreshing, calming effect. In addition, they cause a pleasant warming, which relaxes the muscles and relieves the pain. Perskindol Classic Gel contains levomenthol, which promotes local blood circulation.
Perskindol Classic Gel is used for the following indications:
- For external use for the symptomatic treatment of muscle cramps, back and neck pain, joint pain, rheumatic pain, tennis elbow, lumbago and sciatica.
- For healing strains, bruises and sprains.
- Before sport and during sport: Perskindol Classic is suitable for blood circulation and muscle relaxation as well as for the prevention and treatment of sore muscles and calf cramps.
- After sport, Perskindol Classic is used for relaxation, refreshment and recovery of muscles and joints.
- Rubbing the forehead and neck refreshes headaches and migraines.
When should Perskindol Classic Gel not be used?
Do not use in small children or in case of known hypersensitivity to one of the ingredients (see composition).
When is caution required when using Perskindol Classic Gel?
Perskindol Classic Gel/Fluid/Spray contains benzyl benzoate.
Benzyl benzoate can cause allergic reactions.
Perskindol Classic Gel contains propylparaben and methylparaben. These substances can cause (possibly delayed) allergic reactions.
Do not use on open wounds. Do not use under a bandage and do not cover the treated skin with materials such as plasters, compresses, etc. Do not use near eyes. Do not use two topical preparations on the same site at the same time.
Tell your doctor, pharmacist or druggist if you:
- suffer from other diseases
- have allergies or
- take other medicines (including those you bought yourself!) or use them externally.
Contact Tox Info Suisse (emergency number 145) immediately in the event of accidental application to small children over a large area or ingestion (swallowing).
Can Perskindol Classic Gel be used during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
Based on previous experience, there is no known risk for the child when used as intended. However, systematic scientific investigations have never been carried out. As a precaution, you should avoid taking medicines during pregnancy and breastfeeding or ask your doctor, pharmacist or druggist for advice.
How do you use Perskindol Classic Gel?
Adults and children from 3 years
If necessary, rub a sufficient quantity of Perskindol Classic Gel, Fluid or Spray into the painful parts of the body several times a day. Wash hands well after use.
Follow the dosage given in the package leaflet or as prescribed by your doctor. If you think Perskindol Classic is too weak or too strong, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or druggist.
The use and safety of Perskindol Classic Gel in small children has not yet been tested.
What side effects can Perskindol Classic Gel have?
The following side effects can occur when using Perskindol Classic:
Uncommon (affects 1 to 10 users in 1000):
Mild skin itching, redness or burning
Rare (affects 1 to 10 users in 10,000):
Eczematous skin changes
Very rare (affects less than 1 in 10,000 users):
Pronounced hypersensitivity reactions
In the event of rare eczematous skin changes or very rare pronounced hypersensitivity reactions, the treatment should be discontinued and the doctor informed if necessary.
If you notice side effects, contact your doctor, pharmacist or druggist. This also applies in particular to side effects that are not listed in this leaflet.
What should also be noted?
The medicinal product may only be used up to the date marked “EXP” on the container.
Keep out of the reach of children and at room temperature (15-25°C).
Perskindol Classic Spray: Do not damage the can. Protect against heat. Do not spray on open flames or glowing objects.
Do not use near the eyes or on mucous membranes! Do not use Perskindol with airtight compressions.
Your doctor, pharmacist or druggist can provide you with further information. These people have the detailed information for specialists.
What does Perskindol Classic Gel contain?
100 g gel, 100 g fluid or 100 g spray contain: levomenthol from the aerial parts of the plant ( Mentha arvensis L., folia) 1.5 g, essential oil from the leaves and twigs of American periwinkle ( Gaultheria procumbens L. , folia) 0.35 g, Pine needle essential oil ( Pinus sylvestris L . , folia, scopa) 1.35 g, Lemon peel essential oil ( Citrus limon L ., scortea) 0.1 g, Sweet orange peel essential oil ( Citrus aurantium dulcis L., scortea) 0.4 g, essential oil of bergamot peel ( Citrus bergamia, scortea) 0.1 g, essential oil of rosemary flowers ( Rosmarinus officinalisL., floralis) 0.06 g, essential oil of lavender flowers ( Lavandula angustifolia Mill., floralis) 0.02 g, terpineol 0.1 g, terpinyl acetate 0.1 g.
100 g gel contains: medium-chain triglycerides, isopropanol, carbomers, trometamol, carbomer copolymer, ethyl acetate, benzyl benzoate, methylparaben (E218), propylparaben (E216), purified water.
100 g of fluid contains: isopropanol, hydroxypropyl cellulose (E463), ethyl acetate, benzyl benzoate, purified water.
100 g spray contains: isopropanol, ethyl acetate, benzyl benzoate, purified water.
48009, 42369, 46141 (Swissmedic).
Where can you get Perskindol? What packs are available?
In pharmacies and drugstores, without medical prescription.
Perskindol Classic Gel: 100 ml, 200 ml, 1000 ml (hospitals).
Perskindol Classic Fluid: 50 ml, 250 ml, 500 ml, 2× 500 ml, 1000 ml, 5000 ml (hospitals).
Perskindol Classic Spray: 150 ml.
Marketing Authorization Holder
VERFORA SA, 1752 Villars-sur-Glâne.