From Big Medical Encyclopedia

GUMISOLUM (Gumisolum) — biogenic stimulator; drug from sea (Haapsalu) therapeutic mud.

Liquid, transparent or slightly opalescent with a scarcely noticeable suspension, with a yellow shade, inodorous; pH 5,5 — 7,0; it is sterile.

Therapeutic action of G. is similar to action to lay down. dirt (see. Mud cure ).

Appoint at hron, and subacute radiculitis, plexites, neuralgia, an inactive form of rheumatic arthritis, infectious nonspecific polyarthritis, arthroses, hron, diseases of a middle ear and adnexal bosoms of a nose, hron, pharyngitises and rhinitises, periodontosis. Enter intramusculary the adult 1 — 2 ml once a day (on a course 20 — 30 injections), whether to children on 1 in day (on a course 20 — 25 injections). For the purpose of definition of individual portability in the first two days appoint 0,5 ml of. At periodontosis the drug is administered intramusculary (1 — 2 ml a day) and in a transitional fold of a mucous membrane of an oral cavity (1 — 2 ml); course of treatment of 30 injections. Apply also by method of an electrophoresis (15 — 20 sessions every other day): active electrodes impose on top and bottom gingivas, passive — on area of the lower cervical vertebrae (current 2 — 8 ma); for wetting of tampons there are 4 ml G.

Preparat is contraindicated at acute feverish diseases, dekompensirovanny heart disease, severe forms of a thyrotoxicosis and atherosclerosis, psychoses, active tuberculosis, a serious illness of a liver and kidneys, at tumors.

Form of release: ampoules on 1 and 2 ml. Store in the place protected from light.

See also Biogenic stimulators .

V. V. Churyukanov.