What is Asklerol?

Asklerol Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Bleeding Gastroduodenal Ulcers, Varicose Veins, Superficial Venules And Telangiectasia, Esophageal Varices and other conditions.

  • Asklerol Injection contains Polidocanol as an active ingredient.
  • Asklerol Injection works by damaging the endothelium of blood vessels.

Asklerol Injection Uses

Asklerol Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Bleeding Gastroduodenal Ulcers
  • Varicose Veins
  • Superficial Venules And Telangiectasia
  • Esophageal Varices

Asklerol Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Asklerol Injection improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

Damaging the endothelium of blood vessels.

Asklerol Injection – Composition and Active Ingredients

Asklerol Injection is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)

  • Polidocanol (3%)

Asklerol Injection – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Asklerol Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Allergic Skin Reactions
  • Mild Pain
  • Increased Hair Growth On Leg Receiving Therapy
  • Numbness Or Tingling
  • Dizziness
  • Slight Itching Or Bruising

Asklerol Injection – Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Avoid exposure to sunlight
  • Consult your doctor before using ice or heating pads on treated leg
  • Monitor constantly for adverse effects
  • Wear a compression bandage or stocking soon after injection

Asklerol Injection – Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Asklerol Injection is a contraindication. In addition, Asklerol Injection should not be taken if you have the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not take extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Asklerol Injection

Do not take more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Asklerol Injection, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.

Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Asklerol Injection

Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Asklerol Injection.

Expired Asklerol Injection

Taking a single dose of expired Asklerol Injection is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to take expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

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