Rowiren – Rosemary oil uses, dose and side effects


100 mg / g cream
of rosemary oil

What Rowir is and what it is used for

Rowiren is a traditional herbal medicine used to relieve mild muscle and joint pain as well as for mild peripheral circulatory disorders (with symptoms such as cold feet).

The indications for traditional herbal medicine are based solely on experience with long-term use.

Rowiren contains rosemary oil.

What you need to know before using Rowiren

Do not use Rowiren

  • if you are allergic to rosemary oil or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).
  • on damaged or irritated skin.

Warnings and cautions

Discontinue treatment if redness, irritation, or dry skin occurs.

If you get joint pain that is accompanied by joint swelling, redness, or fever, you should see a doctor.

Tell your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms or if you get any of these symptoms while taking this medicine:

  • inflammation of the skin or hardening (s) under the skin
  • the appearance of sores on the legs
  • sudden swelling of one or both legs, if you notice that one or both legs are red or hot or if you have kidney or heart problems
  • severe pain in the legs at rest.

Do not use cream one near mucous membranes and avoid cream one coming into contact with the eyes.

Wash your hands before and after using cream one.

If the cream is accidentally swallowed, the Poison Information Center (tel. 112) should be contacted for advice.

Children and young people

Use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age is not recommended due to insufficient data.

Other medicines and Rowiren

When in contact with a doctor or other healthcare professional, remember to tell them that you are taking or have recently taken this over-the-counter medicine.

No interaction with other drugs has been reported for Rowiren.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding, and fertility

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional before using this medicine.


Safety during pregnancy has not been established. In the absence of adequate data, use during pregnancy is not recommended.


Safety during breastfeeding has not been established. In the absence of adequate data, use during breastfeeding is not recommended.

Driving and using machines

Rowiren has no or negligible effect on the ability to drive and use machines.

Rowiren contains cetostearyl alcohol and ethanol (alcohol)

Rowiren contains 60 mg cetostearyl alcohol in each dose of 2 g cream.

May cause local skin reactions (eg contact dermatitis).

Rowiren contains 0.3 g ethanol (alcohol) in each dose of 2 g cream.

May cause a burning sensation on damaged skin.

How to use Rowiren

Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as directed by your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional.

The recommended dose is:

Adults and the elderly

Apply about 3–6 cm of cream 2 to 3 times daily on the affected area and gently massage the cream into the skin. The amount of cream you need depends on the size of the area you are treating.

Method of administration

To be used on the skin.

Use the back of the lid to punch holes in the seal on the end of the tube before first use.

Usage time

If your symptoms worsen or persist for more than 4 weeks while using the medicine, talk to your doctor or other healthcare professional.

Use for children and adolescents

Use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age is not recommended due to insufficient data.

If you use more Rowiren than you should 

No cases of overdose have been reported.

If you have used too much medicine or if e.g. a child ingested the medicine by mistake, contact a doctor or hospital for risk assessment and advice.

If you forget to use Rowiren

Do not use a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Hypersensitivity (allergic reactions) such as contact dermatitis or asthma may occur. The frequency is not known (can not be calculated from the available data).

How to store the Rowir

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton and tube after EXP. The expiration date is the last day of the specified month.

Do not store above 25 ° C.

Once the package has been opened, cream one should be used within 1 year.

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

Contents of the packaging and other information

Content declaration

The active substance is Rosmarinus officinalis L., aetheroleum (rosemary oil).

1 g of cream contains 100 mg of rosemary oil.

The other ingredients are medium-chain triglycerides, octyl dodecanol, ethanol, glycerol, emulsifying cetostearyl alcohol (type A), glycerol monostearate 40-55, trometamol, dimethicone, carbomer, and purified water.

What the medicine looks like and the contents of the pack

Rowiren is a white, shiny cream with a characteristic scent of rosemary oil.

The Rowir is supplied in an aluminum tube with 50 g or 90 g of cream. The tube is internally coated with epoxy phenol resin and has a plastic screw cap (HDPE).

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing Authorization Holder and Manufacturer

Holder of registration for sale

Medis GmbH,

Europaring F15,

2345 Brunn am Gebirge,



Medis, doo,

Brnčičeva 1,

1231 Ljubljana-Črnuče,


with the place of manufacture:

Brnčičeva Ulica 3,

1231 Ljubljana-Črnuče,


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