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Asklerol 3% W/V Injection

Manufacturer: Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Polidocanol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Asklerol 3% W/V Injection is used for the control, treatment and prevention of varicose veins, bleeding gastroduodenal ulcers, superficial venules, telangiectasia, and esophageal varices. Asklerol 3% W/V Injection works by damaging the endothelium of blood vessels, thus helping treat the aforementioned diseases quickly and effectively.

Do not use Asklerol 3% W/V Injection if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it. Before using Asklerol 3% W/V Injection tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, or if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions.

Asklerol 3% W/V Injection is administered intravenously via injection, in doses prescribed by the doctor. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Common side effects of Asklerol 3% W/V Injection include nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, pain and redness at the site of injection, numbness or tingling, itching or bruising at the site or injection, headache, and increase in hair growth on legs.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.

  • Varicose Veins

  • Injection Site Pain

  • Pain In Extremity

  • Thrombophlebitis

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Asklerol 3% w/v injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Polidocanol, please consult your doctor.

Asklerol 3% W/V Injection destroys blood vessels endothelium. After this, platelets cluster at the site and bind to the venous wall, which leads to the formation of a compact network of platelets, fibrin and cellular debris. Eventually the vessel is closed off and is substituted by connective fibrous tissue.

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