What is Venosmil and what it is used for
Hydrosmin is a medicine that belongs to the group of flavonoids and acts on the effects of venous blood stasis in the veins of the lower extremities (known as venous insufficiency), usually due to varicose veins or old venous thrombosis.
Venosmil is used for short-term relief (two to three months) of swelling and symptoms associated with chronic venous insufficiency (pain, heaviness in the legs, swelling, etc.).
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Venosmil.
Venosmil should not be used to treat edema caused by heart, kidney or liver failure. In this case, treatment should focus on the root causes.
If there is no improvement in the patient's symptoms, you should consult your doctor.
Taking other medications
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
No incompatibilities with other drugs were observed.
Children and adolescents
Use in children is not recommended.
Pregnancy and lactation
Tell your doctor if you think you are (or might become) pregnant. Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine. Although no evidence of teratogenicity (fetal malformations) was observed in animal studies, no further studies in pregnancy and lactation have been performed.
Venosmil is not recommended during pregnancy, especially until the 3rd month of pregnancy, unless the benefit outweighs the risk.
Driving and using machines
No studies on the effects on the ability to drive and use machines have been performed. Hydrosmin is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.
How to take Venosmil
Always take this medicine exactly as recommended by your doctor or pharmacist. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
The usual daily dose of Venosmil is one 200 mg capsule, three times a day with meals.
Elderly patients with renal or hepatic impairment.
There are no studies in these groups, and the prescribed medicine is at the discretion of your doctor.
After removing from the blister, the capsule should be taken immediately with a glass of water or other liquid to facilitate swallowing.
VENOSMIL Possible side effects:
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
This drug is usually well tolerated.
The most commonly observed side effects are either from the digestive tract (stomach pain, nausea), or from the skin (rash, itching), or related to the nervous system (nausea, headache).
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
What Venosmil contains:
- The active substance is Hydrosmin; each capsule contains 200 mg of hydrosmin.
- The other ingredients are:
of the capsule content - magnesium stearate;
of gelatin capsules: gelatin, erythrosine (E127), quinoline yellow (E104), titanium dioxide (E171) and purified water.
Marketing Authorization Holder and Manufacturer
FAES FARMA SA, Maximo Aguirre 14,
48940 Leioa (Vizcaya), Spain