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

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Salvisar - Instructions For Using The Ointment, Price, Reviews, Analogues
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Salvisar: 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: Salvisar

ATX code: М02AX10

Active ingredient: Camphor + Gum turpentine + Salicylic acid + Viper Venom (Camphor + Terebinthinae oleum + Salicylic acid + Adder venom)

Manufacturer: JSC "Biochemist" (Russia)

Description and photo update: 2018-24-10

Prices in pharmacies: from 125 rubles.


Salvisar ointment
Salvisar ointment

Salvisar is a local irritating drug based on viper venom for external use. It has an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect, improves trophism in the tissues of joints and muscles, while maintaining their mobility.

Release form and composition

The dosage form of the Salvisar preparation is an ointment for external use: a thick mass from white to white with a yellowish tinge, with a specific turpentine-camphor odor (15, 25, 40, 50, 75 or 100 g in tubes, in a cardboard box 1 tube) …

Composition of 100 g of ointment:

  • active ingredients: common viper venom - 5 HONEY (mouse action units); synthetic camphor - 3 g; salicylic acid - 1 g; gum turpentine - 3 g;
  • auxiliary components: Lanette SX (anionic self-emulsifying base) - 8 g; medical vaseline - 7 g; solid petroleum paraffins - 3 g; glycerol (glycerin) - 2 g; solution for infusion isotonic NaCl 0.9% - 8 g; water for injection - up to 100 g.

Pharmacological properties


The effectiveness of Salvisar ointment is mainly due to the presence of the viper venom in its composition and is provided by the action of the components of the snake venom:

  • neurotropic component: has an analgesic effect;
  • an enzymatic component with hyaluronidase activity: stimulates the healing process; causing irritation of sensitive skin receptors and receptors of subcutaneous tissue, dilates blood vessels and improves tissue trophism.

Indications for use

According to the instructions, Salvisar is recommended for use in diseases of the musculoskeletal system and diseases of the peripheral nervous system, accompanied by pain syndrome: arthralgia, arthritis of various etiologies (including age-related changes in the joints), myalgia, neuralgia.

The drug is also used during the rehabilitation period after domestic and sports injuries.



  • skin diseases (including allergic skin diseases and pyoderma, violations of the integrity of the skin in the places where the ointment is applied);
  • pulmonary tuberculosis in active form;
  • general exhaustion;
  • feverish conditions;
  • severe failure of cerebral / coronary circulation;
  • a tendency to develop angiospasms;
  • severe hepatic and / or renal failure;
  • the period of pregnancy and breastfeeding;
  • children under 6 years old;
  • intolerance to salicylates;
  • hypersensitivity to any component of the drug.

Relative (Salvisar is used with caution):

  • children and adolescents from 6 to 18 years old;
  • history of bronchial asthma triggered by the intake of acetylsalicylic acid or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs).

Instructions for the use of Salvisar: method and dosage

Salvisar ointment is applied externally to painful areas and rubbed into the skin.

Recommended dosage: 5-10 g of ointment (corresponding to the volume of 1-2 teaspoons) is applied once a day, in parts, and gradually rubbed into the skin. With severe pain, it is possible to increase the frequency of application up to 2 times a day.

The course of therapy continues until the pain syndrome disappears, but without consulting a doctor, you cannot use the drug for more than 10 days.

Side effects

When rubbing Salvisar ointment, a burning sensation is possible, which usually disappears after a few minutes. In isolated cases, allergic skin reactions occur that go away on their own after the drug is discontinued.

To determine the patient's sensitivity to the drug and in order to avoid unwanted side reactions, it is recommended to check by first applying a small amount of ointment to the skin.


There is no data.

special instructions

After applying the ointment, wash your hands thoroughly.

It is required to avoid getting Salvisar ointment on damaged skin, mucous membranes and eyes. In case of accidental contact, rinse the affected area with plenty of water.

Influence on the ability to drive vehicles and complex mechanisms

There is no data.

Application during pregnancy and lactation

Salvisar ointment is contraindicated for use during pregnancy and during breastfeeding.

Pediatric use

In pediatrics, it is contraindicated to apply ointment to children under the age of 6 years. For children and adolescents from 6 to 18 years old, the doctor determines the need to use the drug individually.

Drug interactions

Since the ointment causes flushing of the skin, reflexively increasing blood circulation in the subcutaneous tissue, its combined use with other drugs for local use can lead to increased absorption.

Applying a large amount of Salvisar ointment can increase the toxicity of methotrexate and reduce the therapeutic effect of hypoglycemic agents.

It is forbidden to use Salvisar ointment simultaneously with oral anticoagulants.


Salvisar's analogs are: Viprosal, Alvipsal, Apizartron, Bom-Benge, Bengey, Gavkamen, Kapsikam, Camfart, Menovazin, Finalgon, Espol, etc.

Terms and conditions of storage

Store in a dark place at temperatures up to 25 ° C. Keep out of the reach of children.

The shelf life is 3 years.

Terms of dispensing from pharmacies

Available without a prescription.

Reviews about Salvisar

According to reviews, Salvisar is an effective analogue of more expensive means of similar action. The ointment quickly relieves all types of pain, including rheumatoid pain, pain from bruises, hematomas, and practically does not cause a burning sensation at the site of application. Many patients like its smell.

The price of Salvisar in pharmacies

The approximate price of Salvisar ointment for external use for a 25 ml tube is 150–170 rubles.

Salvisar: prices in online pharmacies

Drug name



Salvisar ointment for external use 25 g 1 pc.

125 RUB


Salvisar ointment for outside. approx. tube 25g

141 r


Salvisar ointment for external use 25 g 2 pcs.

166 r


Salvisar ointment for outside. approx. tube 25g 2 pcs.

RUB 250


Salvisar ointment for external use 100 g 1 pc.

317 r


Salvisar ointment for external use tube 100g

323 r


Anna Kozlova
Anna Kozlova

Anna Kozlova Medical journalist About the author

Education: Rostov State Medical University, 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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