Detralex ‘s veto tonic ( increases venous tone ) and vasoprotective ( increases the resistance of small blood vessels). Detralex recommended for the treatment of venous vascular disorders ( swollen legs , pain , tired legs ) and for the symptomatic treatment of acute hemorrhoidal crisis .
BEFORE YOU TAKE Detralex
Do not take Detralex If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to micronized purified flavonoid fraction or to any of the excipients Detralex . Take special care with Detralex
If hemorrhoids are not gone within 15 days , you should ask your doctor for advice.
Venous vascular disorders:
Treatment leads to optimal result , if combined with a healthy lifestyle. Avoid exposure to sun , heat, prolonged standing up , overweight. Walking and wearing special ( compression ) socks improves circulation .
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines , including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Taking Detralex with food and drink
Recommended Detralex be taken with food (see Item 3 ” HOW TO TAKE Detralex ” ) .
Pregnancy and lactation
In the absence of data on radiation in breast milk treatment Detralex during breast-feeding should be avoided.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine .
Driving and using machines
Detralex not affect the ability to drive and use machines.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Detralex
HOW TO TAKE Detralex
Always take Detralex exactly as your doctor has told you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure about something.
The usual dose is :
Venous insufficiency :
2 tablets daily, 1 tablet at lunch and 1 tablet in the evening , with a meal .
4 -day course of 6 tablets daily , followed by 4 tablets per day for the next 3 days , with a meal .
If you take more than you should Detralex
If you forget to take Detralex
Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose .
If you stop taking Detralex
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Detralex can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
These side effects may include:
Common side effects:
diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting.
Uncommon side effects:
Rare side effects:
dizziness , headache , malaise, rash , pruritus, urticaria.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Side effects with unknown frequency :
Isolated cases of edema (swelling) of the face , lips and eyelids . In extremely rare cases, edema Quincke ( rapid swelling of tissues as the face , lips, mouth , tongue or throat which may cause difficulty in breathing) .
HOW TO STORE Detralex
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use after the expiry Detralex but the date on the carton after ” EXP” . Expiry date refers to the last day of that month .
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required . These measures will help to protect the environment.
What does Detralex
The active substance is a flavonoid fraction purified and micronised . One tablet contains 500 mg of flavonoid fraction purified and micronised , an amount corresponding to : flavonoids expressed as hesperidin : 10% – 50 mg; diosmin : 90% – 450 mg.
Other ingredients are: sodium glycolate , microcrystalline cellulose, gelatin , magnesium stearate, talc , glycerol , hypromellose , macrogol 6000 , sodium lauryl sulfate , iron oxide yellow (E 172) , iron oxide red (E172 ), titanium dioxide (E 171).