Nikoflex - Instructions For Using The Ointment, Price, Reviews, Analogues

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Nikoflex - Instructions For Using The Ointment, Price, Reviews, Analogues
Nikoflex - Instructions For Using The Ointment, Price, Reviews, Analogues

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Nikoflex: instructions for use and reviews

  1. 1. Release form and composition
  2. 2. Pharmacological properties
  3. 3. Indications for use
  4. 4. Contraindications
  5. 5. Method of application and dosage
  6. 6. Side effects
  7. 7. Overdose
  8. 8. Special instructions
  1. 9. Application during pregnancy and lactation
  2. 10. Use in childhood
  3. 11. Drug interactions
  4. 12. Analogs
  5. 13. Terms and conditions of storage
  6. 14. Terms of dispensing from pharmacies
  7. 15. Reviews
  8. 16. Price in pharmacies

Latin name: Nicoflex

ATX code: M02AB

Active ingredient: capsaicin (capsaicinum), ethyl nicotinate (ethyl nicotinate), ethylene glycol salicylate (ethylene glycol salicylate)

Manufacturer: Reanal (Hungary)

Description and photo update: 2019-26-08

Ointment for external use Nikoflex
Ointment for external use Nikoflex

Nikoflex is a combined agent with a local anesthetic, irritating, absorbing properties.

Release form and composition

The drug is available in the form of an ointment for oral use (50 g each in aluminum tubes, in a cardboard box 1 tube and instructions for the use of Nikoflex).

Content of active ingredients in 10 g of ointment:

  • Hydroxyethyl salicylate - 900 mg;
  • Capsaicin - 1.5 mg;
  • Ethyl nicotinate - 200 mg

Pharmacological properties

Nikoflex has local irritating, analgesic and absorbing effects. The active components of the ointment provide a prolonged expansion of the superficial vessels of the skin at the site of application, increasing the temperature in these areas and causing a feeling of warmth.

The effect of the drug is provided by the properties of the active ingredients:

  • capsaicin: annoying and distracting;
  • ethylene glycol salicylate: analgesic and anti-inflammatory;
  • ethyl nicotinate: absorbable.

Indications for use

The use of the ointment is indicated for the elimination of pain in case of incomplete remission of tendovaginitis, chronic or subacute form of polyarthritis, sciatica, arthrosis, myalgia, neuralgia, chronic neuritis, traumatic injuries, including bruises, sprains.

In addition, Nikoflex is used by athletes to warm up muscles before and after sports.


  • skin irritation at the site of application;
  • open wounds;
  • period of pregnancy;
  • lactation;
  • age up to 18 years;
  • hypersensitivity to the components that make up the drug.

With caution, Nikoflex should be used with complete or incomplete combination of bronchial asthma, recurrent polyposis of the nose and paranasal sinuses and intolerance to ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) or other anti-inflammatory drugs, including a history.

Nikoflex, instructions for use: method and dosage

Ointment Nikoflex is applied externally, applying a thin layer on the skin of the painful area of the body, previously washed with warm water and soap and thoroughly dried. Cannot be applied to damaged skin.

Recommended dosage regimen:

  • Diseases of the joints: once a day for the first three days, then - 2 times a day at regular intervals;
  • Warming up muscles in athletes: 3-5 cm of the squeezed ointment should be carefully rubbed into the skin during massage.

Side effects

The use of the ointment can cause skin irritation at the site of application, the development of allergic reactions.


There is no data on overdose.

In case of accidental ingestion of the ointment in large quantities, symptomatic therapy is recommended.

special instructions

After using the ointment, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water.

Avoid contact with skin irritation, mucous surfaces, including eyes.

Do not apply ointment under a warming compress.

The use of the drug should be discontinued when the first signs of skin irritation appear.

Application during pregnancy and lactation

Nikoflex ointment is not prescribed during pregnancy / breastfeeding.

Pediatric use

Due to the lack of reliable data on the safety and efficacy of using the ointment in children, the drug is not prescribed to patients under 18 years of age.

Drug interactions

With the simultaneous use of other external drugs, Nikoflex enhances their absorption.


Nikoflex analogs are: pepper plaster "Doctor Peretz", Espol.

Terms and conditions of storage

Store at temperatures up to 25 ° C. Keep out of the reach of children.

The shelf life is 5 years.

Terms of dispensing from pharmacies

Available without a prescription.

Reviews about Nikoflex

For various pains in the joints, neck, lower back, muscle strain, radiculitis, osteochondrosis, Nikoflex ointment, according to reviews, is an indispensable first aid tool. It is well absorbed, perfectly warms up the skin, causes a feeling of warmth, perfectly and quickly relieves pain and inflammation.

Some patients complain of allergies at the site of application of the ointment in the form of rashes, redness, burning of the skin. Many people do not like its specific smell. The cost of the drug in most cases is called high.

Price for Nikoflex in pharmacies

The approximate price for Nikoflex ointment 50 g in a tube is 280–320 rubles.

Maria Kulkes
Maria Kulkes

Maria Kulkes Medical journalist About the author

Education: First Moscow State Medical University named after I. M. Sechenov, specialty "General Medicine".

Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!

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