Fastum
Fastum
What does Fastum do?
Fastum® Gel is a topical anti-inflammatory gel that provides targeted relief at the site of pain and swelling associated with musculo-skeletal injuries such as sprains, strains and soft tissue trauma. In fact, the active ingredient ketoprofen, is clinically proven to reduce swelling and relieve pain associated with soft tissue injuries4 and backache5. You can rely on Fastum® Gel to work fast and go deep to get you back on your feet quickly!
How does Fastum Gel Work?
Fastum® Gel has been formulated for optimal penetration and provides a high concentration of active ingredient at the site of pain so that you experience fast relief of pain and inflammation!1

The active ingredient moves through the skin to the site of inflammation to deliver more of the active anti-inflammatory agent, ketoprofen, than other topical anti-inflammatory agents.2
Do You Know
Applying a topical treatment to the site of pain targets the affected area only so the benefit is that there are fewer gastrointestinal adverse effects as compared with taking oral anti-inflammatory drugs.3

In addition, when it comes to feel and fragrance, a study showed that the pleasant smelling, non-oily and non-greasy Fastum® Gel has a better cosmetic acceptability to users, than other topical anti-inflammatory products6. Fastum® Gel's rapid penetration into the skin combined with the lack of a fatty residue ensures no staining of clothes!

What are the dosage and usage instructions?
Adults & Children > 12 Years: Massage Fastum® Gel into the affected area once or twice daily.
Apply 5 to 15 cm of gel with each application.
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REFERENCES:
1. Ballereni R, Casini A, Chinol M, Mannucci C, Giaccai L, Salvi M. Study on the absorption of ketoprofen topically administered in man: comparison between tissue and plasma levels. Int J Clin Pharm Res 1986;v1(1):69-72.
2. Montasier P, Poiraud T, Poelman MC. In vitro diffusion kinetics of four NSAIDs by percutaneous route. Extrait de la Revue Médicine du Sport 1994;N 1:Tome 68.
3. Moore RA, Tramèr MR, Carroll D, Wiffen PJ, McQuay HJ. Quantitative systemic review of topically applied non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. BMJ 1998;316:333-8.
4. Noret A, Roty V, Allington N, Hauters P, Zuinen C, Poels R. Ketoprofen gel as topical treatment for sports injuries Acta Therapeutica 13 1987:367-378.
5. Brissaud Ph, Graciet A. Acute discal bachache. Synoviale Journal de Rhumatologie Nov 1995:1- 5.
6. Vroninks P, Poiraud T. Compared cosmetic acceptability of four non-steroid local anti-inflammatories. Sport Med 1994;59:1-5.
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