Venitan Forte instructions for use
- Venitan Forte instructions for use
- The form of release of the drug, its composition and packaging
- Mechanism of action
- When is it applied?
- When and who is not recommended?
- Mode of application
- Symptoms of overdose
- The interaction of Venitana Forte with other drugs
- The use of Venitana Forte during pregnancy and lactation
- Side effects
- How and where to store?
- Pharmacy sales terms
- Venitan forte price
Venitan Forte is a preparation of antithrombotic, venotonic action. Used externally.
The form of release of the drug, its composition and packaging
Venitan forte is produced in aluminum tubes of 50 g each, in the form of a transparent gel with a slight opalescence. Is a dosage form for external use.
1 gram of gel contains escin 10 mg and heparin sodium 100 IU. As additional substances: allantoin, dexpanthenol, sodium hydroxide, carbopol, simethicone emulsion, purified water, propylene glycol and methyl parahydroxybenzoate.
Tube with gel enclosed in a cardboard box.
Mechanism of action
Venitan Forte is a combination drug and contains two active ingredients. Escin is of vegetable origin, it is obtained from horse chestnut seeds, it exhibits venotonic action. It acts on the first phase of inflammation, reduces the insight of the vessels, compacting their walls, increases the tone of the veins. All this significantly reduces congestion in the bloodstream of the veins, and also reduces swelling and fluid accumulation in the tissues.
Heparin is a direct anticoagulant and inhibits the formation of blood clots in the lumen of blood vessels, has anti-inflammatory effect.
In addition, the excipients dexpanthenol and allantoin also have anti-inflammatory effects and contribute to an increase in the rate of penetration of the drug through the skin layer.
Data on the pharmacokinetic properties of the drug Venitan Forte is not enough.
When is it applied?
Venitan Forte is used for:
- varicose veins
- injuries with bruises, sprains,
- venous insufficiency with swelling, pain, convulsions
When and who is not recommended?
Venitan Forte is contraindicated in case of individual sensitivity to the ingredients of the drug.
It is strictly forbidden to apply the drug to open wounds, mucous membranes, as well as skin with injuries and irritation. With the development of allergies, you must immediately cancel the use of this drug.
Mode of application
Venitan Forte is a drug for external use. A small amount of gel is applied with a thin layer on the skin surface in the affected areas, as well as 1-2 cm around them. Frequency of use is 1-3 times a day. Do not rush when applying a single layer of the gel, it must be rubbed in small portions to increase the degree of bioavailability of the drug.
In the presence of inflammation of the veins Venitant Forte is applied without rubbing. If there are ulcers of a trophic nature, it is necessary to very carefully lubricate the edges of the wound in order to improve blood circulation, but in no case should the gel fall on the ulcer itself.
For the treatment of varicose veins of the legs, elastic bandaging should be used after applying the gel or special compression hosiery should be worn.
Symptoms of overdose
Data on possible overdoses of the drug Venitan Forte have been reported.
The interaction of Venitana Forte with other drugs
Do not apply Venitan Forte with any other drugs for external use on the affected areas.
The use of Venitana Forte during pregnancy and lactation
There are no strict restrictions on the use of Venitana Forte in the period of childbearing or breastfeeding. Since the active ingredients of the drug are contained in low concentrations, the probability of their systemic action is zero. The expediency of using Venitana forte during the period of carrying a child and its breastfeeding is determined by an experienced specialist, based on the patient’s individual condition.
In most cases, the drug is well tolerated. Rarely, allergic manifestations may occur in the form of rashes, hives, redness and itching.
How and where to store?
Venitan forte should be stored at temperatures up to 25 ° C. It is necessary to use the drug no more than 2 years from the date of issue. Keep out of the reach of children.
Pharmacy sales terms
Venitan Forte belongs to the list of non-prescription drugs.
Venitan forte price
Venitan Forte Gel 50g - 240-305 rubles.