Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP)
What is Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP) used for?
Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP) is useful in helping to treat and manage a variety of circulation conditions, such as thrombophlebitis, varicose veins and circulation problems. Other conditions it treats include bed sores, sprains, grass burns, scars, hemorrhoids, bruising and other conditions. This medication comes in the form of a topical gel, which penetrates the tissue to reduce swelling and pain, while also aiding the healing process.
How should I use Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP)?
Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP) should only be applied to the skin. You should consult your physician before applying this gel, and only apply the amount prescribed to you. You may be told to apply it 3 times per day. Squeeze a thin layer of gel onto the area requiring treatment, and leave it uncovered, allowing it to dry. You do not need to rub the gel into the skin, as it will be absorbed quickly.
What are the side effects of Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP)?
Most patients who use Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP) do not experience any serious side effects. However, you should inform your physician if you experience any side effects while using this gel.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.