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Daflon 1000 mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Serdia Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Diosmin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 11, 2019

This medication is used in the treatment of blood vessel disorders. Such disorders include venous stasis, varicose veins, lymphedema, etc. It also treats internal hemorrhoids and excessive thinning of the blood. The tablet helps in the vasoconstriction of vein walls by extending the effect of norepinephrine on these walls. This improves circulation through veins.

The medicine has a similar effect on the lymph vessels thus improving lymphatic drainage as well. It also helps in bringing down inflammation by reducing prostaglandin levels in the body. Avoid the medication if you suffer from kidney disease, diarrhea, sarcoidosis, high calcium levels in the blood, kidney stone, Addison's disease, Thomson disease, etc.

The dosage of this tablet will depend upon the medical history of the person. It is also dependent on health conditions like pregnancy, pre-existing diseases, etc. Common side effects include abdominal pain, diarrhea and headache.

Below are the conditions for which this medication is used

  • Varicose Veins

  • Piles

Common side effects of this medication include

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Please consult your doctor before using the medicine if you are pregnant.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Please consult your doctor before using the medicine if you are breastfeeding a baby.
  • 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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Daflon 1000 mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult a doctor in case of overdose.

This medication is a semisynthetic drug to treat venous disease. It reduces venous capacitance and distensibility by delaying norepinephrine’s vasoconstriction effect on the vein walls. The drug also increases the intensity and frequency of lymphatic contractions thereby improving lymphatic drainage.

Ques: What is Daflon 1000 mg tablet?

Ans: Daflon Tablet is a flavonoid semi-synthetic drug. It contains Diosmin and Methyl Hesperidin as active ingredients.

Ques: What is the use of Daflon 1000 mg tablet?

Ans: Daflon tablet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like hemorrhoids, varicose veins, venous ulcers, poor circulation in the blood and deep vein thrombosis.

Ques: What are the side effects of Daflon 1000 mg tablet?

Ans: Possible side-effects include stomach pain, headache, cramps in lower limb, diarrhea and rash.

Ques: How long do I need to use daflon 1000 mg tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication should be consumed until the complete eradication of the disease. It is advised to use till the time directed by your doctor.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use daflon 1000 mg tablet ?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition.

Ques: Should I use daflon 1000 mg tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The action of salts involved in this medication does not depend on using it pre-meal or post-meal.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of daflon 1000 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store at room temperature. Protect it from moisture and light.
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About Daflon 1000 mg Tablet
What are the uses of Daflon 1000 mg Tablet
What are the contraindications of Daflon 1000 mg Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Daflon 1000 mg Tablet ?
Key highlights of Daflon 1000 mg Tablet
What are the substitutes for Daflon 1000 mg Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
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