Diosmin 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. It helps in the vasoconstriction of vein walls by extending the effect of norepinephrine on these walls. This helps in improving circulation through veins. Diosmin 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 inflammation
Diosmin is contraindicated in the case of problems like kidney disease, diarrhea, sarcoidosis, high calcium levels in the blood, kidney Stone, Addison's disease, high amount of potassium in the blood, Thomson disease, etc. While information about the interaction of Diosmin with drugs, food ad alcohols 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, preexisting diseases, etc. The usage of the drug has some common side effects like abdominal pain, diarrhea, headache which improve gradually with time.
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 Hematologist before using this medicine.
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. 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 Diosmin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Diosmin as ingredient
Diosmin 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 drug also increases the intensity and frequency of lymphatic contractions thereby improving lymphatic drainage.
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