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HIRUDOID forte Gel phlebitis, vein thrombosis, varicose veins

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HIRUDOID forte Gel phlebitis, vein thrombosis, varicose veins
Pack size:100 Dosage form:gel
Hirudoid® forte Gel 445 mg / 100 g

Active ingredient: Chondroitin polysulphate from beef trachea.
 
Application areas:
For the local treatment of blunt injuries (trauma) with and without bruises (hematoma), superficial phlebitis, if this cannot be treated by external pressure (compression).
 
Note: Contains propylene glycol.
For phlebitis, vein thrombosis, varicose veins and for vein care.

HIRUDOID forte Gel phlebitis, vein thrombosis, varicose veins Active ingredients

  • 4.45 mg of chondroitin polysulfate

Auxiliary materials

  • Sodium hydroxide for pH adjustment
  • Polyacrylic acid
  • Isopropanol
  • Propylene glycol
  • Purified water

HIRUDOID forte Gel phlebitis, vein thrombosis, varicose veins Indication / application

  • The medicine is a decongestant and anti-inflammatory medicine.
  • The medicine is used for the local treatment of
    • blunt injuries (trauma) with and without bruising (hematoma)
    • Superficial phlebitis, if it cannot be treated with compression.

dosage

  • Always use the medicine exactly as directed. Please ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
    • Unless otherwise prescribed by your doctor, the usual dose is:
      • Apply the drug 2 to 3 times a day, more often if necessary, to the area of ​​the disease. Depending on the size of the area to be treated, a gel strand of 3 to 5 cm is generally sufficient.

 

  • Duration of application
    • The use of the drug should be continued until the symptoms have subsided. As a rule, the duration of treatment is up to 10 days for blunt injuries and one to two weeks for superficial phlebitis.
    • There are no concerns about prolonged use. However, if the symptoms have not improved after regular use of the drug for 14 days or if symptoms recur after treatment has ended, please consult your doctor.
    • Please talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have the impression that the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak.

 

  • If you have any further questions on the use of the medicinal product, ask your doctor and pharmacist.

HIRUDOID forte Gel phlebitis, vein thrombosis, varicose veins way

  • application on the skin
  • Apply the medicine evenly on the diseased area and spread it lightly. Use the medicine only on intact skin, avoid contact with the eyes or with mucous membranes.
  • As with all alcohol-based gels, you should not cover the area treated with the medicine with a bandage.
  • The drug is also suitable for physical treatment procedures such as iontophoresis and phonophoresis. In iontophoresis, the gel is applied under the cathode.

Side effects

  • Like all medicines, this can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
    • When evaluating side effects, the following frequencies are usually used as a basis:
      • Very common: affects more than 1 in 10 people
      • Common: Less than 1 in 10, but more than 1 in 100 patients
      • Uncommon: Less than 1 in 100 but more than 1 in 1000 patients
      • Rare: less than 1 in 1000 but more than 1 in 10,000 patients
      • Very rare: less than 1 in 10,000 people, including isolated cases
    • Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders
      • Very rarely, hypersensitivity reactions, such as reddening of the skin, can occur when using the drug, which usually subside quickly after discontinuation of the preparation.
    • If any of the above possible side effects occur, stop treatment and contact your doctor.
    • Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice side effects not listed here.

HIRUDOID forte Gel phlebitis, vein thrombosis, varicose veins Interactions

  • When using the drug with other drugs
    • No interactions are known.
    • Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are using or have recently used any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Contraindications

  • The drug must not be used
    • if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to chondroitin polysulphate or any of the other ingredients of the medicine.
    • Do not use the medicine on open wounds or broken skin.

HIRUDOID forte Gel phlebitis, vein thrombosis, varicose veins pregnancy and breast feeding period

  • pregnancy and breast feeding period
    • Experience to date with the local application of chondroitin polysulphate to the skin in pregnant and breastfeeding women has not produced any indications of harmful effects in the unborn child or infant.

HIRUDOID forte Gel phlebitis, vein thrombosis, varicose veins Patient information

  • Driving and using machines
    • There are no special precautions required.