Daflon 500mg Tablet
Daflon 500 mg Tablet is a flavonoid semi-synthetic drug that is used in the treatment of blood vessel disorders like venous stasis, varicose veins, lymphedema, etc. Additionally, it helps to control and treat internal hemorrhoids and excessive thinning of the blood.
It has several ways that it affects the body. Daflon 500 helps in the vasoconstriction of vein walls by extending the effect of norepinephrine on these walls. This helps in improving circulation through veins.
It also has a similar effect on the lymph vessels thus improving lymphatic drainage as well. Additionally, by reducing prostaglandin levels in the body it helps in bringing down the inflammation. The usage of the drug has some common side effects like abdominal pain, diarrhea, headache which improve gradually with time.
Daflon 500 mg Tab is contraindicated in the case of problems like kidney disease, diarrhea, sarcoidosis, high calcium levels in the blood, kidney stones, Addison's disease, high amount of potassium in the blood, Thomson disease, etc.
While information about the interaction of medicine with drugs, food, and alcohol is unavailable, it is still recommended to consult with a doctor prior to usage of the drug as the dosage will depend upon the medical history of the person and health conditions like pregnancy, pre-existing diseases, etc.Also Read: Meftal Spas Tablet Uses and Side Effects
This Daflon Tablet helps in treating the following problems:
Swelling Of The Hands, Ankles, Feet Or Lower Legs
Increased Blood Calcium Levels
Is It safe with alcohol?
This medicine is not safe with alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
No, this medicine is not safe for pregnant women as it can affect the foetus
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
No, Daflon 500 mg Tab is not safe for breastfeeding women as it can affect the baby
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Yes, you can drive after taking medicine.
Does this affect kidney function?
Patients who have impaired kidney function should not take this pill as it can lead to more kidney problems.
Does this affect liver function?
Patients who have impaired liver function should not take Daflon 500 as it can lead to more liver problems, including liver failure.
How long is the duration of effect?
The duration of effect lasts for 6-8 hours.
What is the onset of action?
The onset of action occurs anytime between 30 minutes to one hour after taking it.
Is it habit forming?
There are no habit forming tendencies reported with this pill.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose, you should take one as soon as you remember that you’ve missed the dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
If you have overdosed on the pill, you must consult your doctor immediately. Certain signs of overdose include confusion, drowsiness and lightheadedness.
It is a semisynthetic drug to treat venous disease. The drug reduces venous capacitance and distensibility by delaying norepinephrine’s vasoconstriction effect on the vein walls. The Daflon 500mg Tablet also increases the intensity and frequency of lymphatic contractions thereby improving lymphatic drainage.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
When taken with alcohol, Daflon can increase the patients risk of developing liver problems.
Interaction with Medicine
Interaction with Disease
It can have negative interactions with certain diseases. These include kidney problems, Addison’s disease, Thomson disease, kidney stones and elevated levels of potassium in the blood.
Interaction with Food
There are no negative interactions with food.
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