Traumeel®: Pain Relief Alternative
Traumeel® Injection Solution is a homeopathic combination remedy made with 12 botanical substances and 1 mineral substance. In rare cases, patients with hypersensitivity to botanicals of the daisy (Compositae) family may experience an allergic reaction after the administration of Traumeel® Injection Solution including anaphylactic reaction.
*Traumeel Injection Solution ingredients of the Compositae (daisy) family.
Botanical ingredients in Traumeel®:
- *Arnica montana, radix (mountain arnica)
- *Calendula officinalis (marigold)
- Hamamelis virginiana (witch hazel)
- *Millefolium (milfoil)
- Belladonna (deadly nightshade)
- Aconitum napellus (monkshood)
- *Chamomilla (chamomile)
- Symphytum officinale (comfrey)
- *Bellis perennis (daisy)
- *Echinacea angustifolia (narrow-leafed cone flower)
- *Echinacea purpurea (purple cone flower)
- Hypericum perforatum (St. John's wort)
Hepar sulphuris calcareum (calcium sulfide)
Warnings for Traumeel®
If pain persists or worsens, if new symptoms occur, or if redness or swelling is present, the patient should be carefully re-evaluated because these could be signs of a serious condition.
Information for Patients:
No harmful or potentially hazardous side effects such as central nervous system depression are known. Traumeel® Injection Solution is generally well-tolerated. However, if symptoms persist or worsen, a physician should be consulted.
Traumeel® Injection Solution is not known to interact with other medications. Furthermore, the administration of Traumeel® Injection Solution can be safely augmented by the application of a topical dosage form of Traumeel®.
Drug/Laboratory Test Interactions:
Traumeel® Injection Solution is not known to interact with any laboratory tests.
No studies have been performed to evaluate the carcinogenicity of Traumeel® Injection Solution. In world-wide post-marketing surveillance studies no evidence of carcinogenicity has been found.
Pregnancy Category C. In general, medications such as Traumeel® Injection Solution that are classified as homeopathic are not known to cause direct or indirect harm to the fetus. However, animal reproduction studies have not been performed and there are no well-controlled studies in pregnant women. In cases of pregnancy or suspected pregnancy, Traumeel® Injection Solution should be used only if potential benefits justify potential risks to the fetus.
It is not known whether any of the ingredients in Traumeel® Injection Solution are excreted in human milk. However, because many drugs are excreted in human milk, Traumeel® Injection Solution should be administered with caution to nursing mothers.
Traumeel® Injection Solution can be safely administered to children as young as 2 years (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION).
Due to the low concentration of active ingredients in homeopathic preparations such as Traumeel® Injection Solution, adverse reactions following overdosage are extremely unlikely. However, care must be taken not to exceed the recommended dosage.
Dosage and Administration
The dosage schedules listed below can be used as a general guide for the administration of Traumeel® Injection Solution. Traumeel® Injection Solution shows individual differences in clinical response. Therefore, the dosage for each patient should be individualized according to the patient's response to therapy. For best results, treatment with Traumeel® Injection Solution should be initiated immediately following injury or at the first sign of symptoms. Traumeel® Injection Solution may be administered until symptoms disappear.
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