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The dosage form. Camphor is obtained from the camphor Laurel or pine oil synthetically. Produced in ampoules of 1 and 2 ml of a 20 tion of oil solution in a package of 10 pieces, additionally. 10-nogo oil solution for external use in bottles of 30 ml and alcohol camphor in bottles of 80 and 40 g

Therapeutic properties. Camphor stimulates CNS, increases breathing, heart function, normalizes blood circulation. The drug is irritating, distracting and mestnoanesteziruushim action.

Indications for use. Camphor used in acute and chronic heart failure, hypotension, a sudden drop in blood pressure, for the prevention and treatment of circulatory disorders, infectious diseases, pneumonia, purulent pleurisy, disorders of respiration and cardiac activity. Camphor oil and alcohol solution in the form of rubbing is used to treat arthritis, rheumatism, muscular pains as distracting and local anti-inflammatory agent. Camphor and alcohol is also used topically for the prevention of pressure ulcers in bedridden patients.

Rules of application. Camphor is used externallyand injected subcutaneously in the form of oil solution from the vials. Alcohol or oil solution of camphor applied with a cotton swab on the affected area and RUB gently.

Side effects and complications. Camphor refers to toxic compounds. However, when you hit her for intramuscular and subcutaneous injection into the lumen of the blood vessels can lead to their blockage. Sometimes the injection site formed painful infiltrate. After treatment with camphor in some patients may cause urticaria, rash morbilliform rash. Due to the exciting action on the Central nervous system the drug can cause seizures, may cause agitation, delirium.

Contraindications. The use of camphor is contraindicated in epilepsy and a tendency to convulsions, with failure of lactation (secretion of milk in lactating women). Camphor should be used with caution when endocarditis.

Storage. Preparations of camphor for external use must be stored in a cool dark place, in a well-closed container, ampoule solutions — in a dark, cool place. The shelf life of the powder of camphor 6 years, ampule solution — 5 years, oil camphor for external use — 2 years, alcohol camphor — 1 year.


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