This medication is a local anaesthetic and antipruritic agent, prescribed for small varicose veins. It works by damaging the cell lining of blood vessels.
Contraindicated in patients with blood clots (deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE)) and hypersensitivity.
Adult- IV- The recommended dose is 0.1 to 0.3 mL per injection.
It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood clots, alcoholism, any allergy, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Patient may develop with severe anaphylactic reactions with the following symptoms: rash, itching, hoarseness, trouble in breathing, trouble in swallowing, any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth. If it is so consult with your doctor.
• It may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Most Common :
• Local :
Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration or warmth.
• Central Nervous System : Anxiety, dizziness or lightheadedness, fainting, inability to speak, loss of consciousness, nerve injury, seizures, sudden headache, slurred speech, unconsciousness, unusual tiredness or weakness.
• Heart : Chest pain, fast, irregular heartbeat and tightness in the chest.
• Respiratory : Cough, difficulty in breathing and wheezing.
• Eye and ENT : Blurred vision and temporary blindness.
• Skin : Discoloration of the skin, abnormal hair growth, rash and blisters.
• Miscellaneous : Fever, body weakness and pain in the arm or legs.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).
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