Atrogel (Arnica Gel)
A.Vogel Atrogel Arnica Gel was the first product in the UK to receive a licence under the new Traditional Herbal Medicines Directive which came into force in November 2005. It helps relieve symptoms including:
- Muscular aches, pains and stiffness
- Swelling after injury
The active ingredient is the liquid extract of fresh Arnica flowers. 1 g of gel contains 500 mg of extract which is equivalent to an average of 160 mg fresh Arnica flowers.
The other ingredients are ethanol, purified water, glycerol (plant origin) and hypromellose (thickener).
Directions for use:
Before first use check that the tube seal is not broken. Remove tube seal before use.
Adults: Apply 2 - 10 cm gently to the affected area. Use 2 to 4 times a day.
Children and the elderly: Follow the adult dose.
For external use only. Read leaflet before use.
Consult a doctor, pharmacist or healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or adverse effects not mentioned in the package leaflet occur.
Do not use in or near eyes, nose, mouth and other sensitive areas.
Do not use on broken, cut or irritated skin.
Do not use if you are allergic to Arnica preparations, other members of the daisy (Asteraceae/Compositae) family or any of the other ingredients.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.