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Last reviewed: 15.08.2021

Cameton is a medicine that acts on the respiratory system and is used for diseases in the throat region. The drug is included in the category of antiseptics.

ATC classification

R02AA20 Прочие препараты

Active ingredients

Эвкалипта прутовидного листьев масло

Indications of the cametona

It is used for local therapy in acute or chronic (mostly aggravated) pathologies of inflammatory-infectious nature in the nose and throat. Among these are pharyngitis and runny nose, as well as laryngitis and tonsillitis.

Release form

The release is carried out in the form of an aerosol, in cans with a volume of 30 g.


Cameton has anti-inflammatory, as well as antimicrobial properties and a weak local anesthetic effect. Helps normalize respiratory function of the patient. The drug has a vasoconstrictive effect, reduces puffiness and blood filling at the site of the lesion.

Combination of the above described medicinal properties helps to provide complex treatment, eliminating inflammatory processes in the upper part of the respiratory system.

The drug has no general toxic and ulcerogenic properties.


Cameton is used topically, so its drug concentrations are mainly observed at the site of inflammation. Slow absorption in the circulatory system undergoes a small amount of camphor and chlorobutanol hydrate (they undergo a reversible protein synthesis inside the blood). During the biotransformation, glucuronides are formed, which help to remove the elements of the drug from the body through the kidneys.

Use of the cametona during pregnancy

There is no information about the prohibition of the use of Cameton in lactation and pregnancy, but the use of the medicine is allowed only with the appointment of a doctor.


Among the contraindications: hypersensitivity to the components of drugs, as well as children's age less than 5 years.

Side effects of the cametona

Aerosol is generally tolerated without complications, although at times there may appear side effects associated with hypersensitivity to the constituents of the medication - such as perspiration or burning inside the throat, swelling in the irrigation site, dry throat or nasal mucosa, edema on the face or tongue, dyspnoea , urticaria, as well as a rash on the skin and itching.

In case of appearance of negative reactions, it is required to immediately cancel the medicine and consult the doctor.

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Dosing and administration

Aerosol is applied topically, it is applied to the mucous membranes, as well as to the inflamed parts of the nasal cavity and throat.

Dosage dimensions based on patient age:

  • adolescents from 15 years or adults are required to perform 2-3 throat irrigation, as well as 1-2 injections inside both nostrils;
  • children in the period of 5-12 years - 1-2 irrigation of the throat, as well as 1 injection inside both nostrils;
  • adolescents in the period of 12-15 years - 2 irrigation of the throat cavity, and 1 injection into both nares.

The medicine is used 3-4 times a day.

The duration of therapeutic therapy is established by the doctor, taking into account its intensity (basically lasts within 3-10 days). Do not use the aerosol for more than 14 days.

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In case of poisoning, allergy manifestations can occur, as well as potential side effects may occur.

To remove the manifestations of intoxication, it is necessary to cancel the drug and perform procedures for symptomatic treatment.

Storage conditions

Cameton is required to be maintained in the usual conditions for medicines. The temperature is not more than 25 ° C.

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Special instructions


Cameton is considered to be a fairly effective drug in the transfer or pain in the throat region, as well as the development of the common cold. Among the advantages of drugs are low cost, as well as the lack of negative reactions to its use. The most effective aerosol is considered in case of application immediately with the first symptoms of a cold - it eliminates redness in the throat and pain when swallowing.

There are also testimonials about the use in children from 6 years old, since the drug is pleasant to taste, so children do not resist irrigation. The product is excellent for rhinitis, as well as pharyngitis.

Shelf life

Camlet is allowed to be used in the period of 2 years from the date of manufacture of the drug.


Pharmacological group

Антисептики и дезинфицирующие средства в комбинациях
Местнораздражающие средства в комбинациях

Pharmachologic effect

Противовоспалительные препараты
Антисептические препараты


Микрофарм, ООО, г.Харьков, Украина


To simplify the perception of information, this instruction for use of the drug "Cameton" translated and presented in a special form on the basis of the official instructions for medical use of the drug. Before use read the annotation that came directly to medicines.

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