Fermenkol and Kontraktubeks, which is more effective

Fermenkol is produced in Russia, and Kontraktubeks in Germany. It is believed that European medicines are better in quality and effectiveness, and this has been repeatedly confirmed by reviews – the German remedy has helped many people get rid of skin defects.

Despite the fact that Kontraktubeks is a foreign producer, its price is 1.5 times lower than that of Fermenkol. A tube of gel “Kontraktubeks” 20 g costs about 600 rubles, and a gel “Fermenkol” 10 g costs about 1100 rubles. The benefit is obvious. The higher price of the second medication is due to the fact that it contains a unique active substance.

In the postoperative period, it is better to use “Kontraktubeks”, as it has anti-inflammatory and bactericidal effects and prevents the formation of blood clots in the scar area. This tool provides comprehensive care for damaged skin.

Both medications can be used to treat joint contractures. In the case of ankylosis, “Contractubex” is suitable – due to the same anti-inflammatory effect.

“Fermencol” in the form of a powder must be used after gynecological operations, surgical interventions on the digestive tract, urinary system, etc. The tool will help restore epithelial tissue.

If it is not possible to often apply gel on the skin, then you can use a patch “Kontraktubeks”. It can be worn for 6-12 hours, and all this time it has a therapeutic effect on the skin.

If you need to get rid of stretch marks after losing weight or pregnancy, then only “Contractubex” is suitable. And to eliminate post-acne, you can use any drug, but after consulting with a dermatologist or cosmetologist, so as not to cause side effects and complications.

To prevent the occurrence of scars and scars, you can use any tool previously prescribed by a doctor.

Scars and scars on the skin greatly damage the appearance, especially if they are on the face. To eliminate defects, there are various drugs – ointments and gels that can restore the skin a beautiful appearance. The most popular drugs of this group are “Fermenkol” and “Kontraktubeks” – which of them is better and more effective, can be found in this later.


An anti-scar regenerating agent designed to remove scars and scars. The composition of the product contains an enzyme composition consisting of nine collagenolytic proteases obtained from organisms of marine invertebrates.


The tool breaks down the molecules of excess collagen and helps to restore the structure of scar tissue. The release form of the drug is gel and powder. The powder is used for electrophoresis.

Indications for use:

  • Elimination and prevention of scars and scars (after burns and operations).
  • Cicatricial formations on internal organs.
  • Acne treatment.
  • Joint contractures.


  1. Individual intolerance to the components of the drug.
  2. Atrophic and hypertrophic skin scars.

Also, the product can not be used to eliminate skin stretch marks. It is made in Russia. It is released without a prescription.


Combined anticancer agent. It has anti-inflammatory, bactericidal, antithrombotic, keratolytic effects. Helps to restore skin tissue, smooth and soften scars.


It contains a complex of active components:

  • Onion extract.
  • Heparin.
  • Allantoin.

The release form of the drug is in the form of a gel and a patch.

Indications for use:

  1. Hypertrophic and keloid scars that occur after surgical interventions, burns, injuries, amputations.
  2. Atrophic scars.
  3. Scars.
  4. Ankyloses and contractures of joints and tendons.
  5. Stretch marks on the skin.
  6. Prevention of the formation of scars and scars in the post-traumatic and postoperative period.

It can not be used in case of intolerance to the components that make up the drug. It is made in Germany. It is released without a prescription.


Comparison table:

Comparison criteria “Fermenkol” “Contractubex”
Active substance Enzymatic composition of 9 collagenolytic proteases. Onion extract, heparin, allantoin.
Release form Gel, powder. Gel, prolonged-action patch.
Act Anticorrosive. Antifungal, anti-inflammatory, bactericidal, antithrombotic, keratolytic (exfoliating).

Both drugs are designed to eliminate and prevent skin defects, but they have differences. “Kontraktubeks” has more indications for use – it eliminates not only traces of acne and ordinary scars, but also atrophic and hypertrophic scars, stretch marks. And “Fermenkol” is intended to eliminate only ordinary skin defects. Atrophic and hypertrophic scars and stretch marks are a contraindication to use.

A feature of “Fermenkola” is the possibility of its use for electrophoresis. To do this, use the drug in the form of a powder and dissolve it in water. Due to the current, the active substance penetrates through the deeper layers of the skin and promotes the resorption of cicatricial formations on the walls of internal organs (after operations, etc.)

Both remedies are also intended for treating contractures of joints and tendons – a pathological condition when soft tissues around a joint or tendon are contracted by scar tissue, which causes limb immobilization.

The course of treatment “Fermenkol” less than 1 month, if necessary, the course can be repeated. The second remedy is used 4 weeks if the scars are fresh. If the cicatricial formations are old, then the duration of therapy is from 3 to 6 months. With contractures, the duration of therapy can reach 12 months.

Both medicines are dispensed without a prescription, but it is recommended that you consult a doctor before use to avoid side effects.

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