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- What is it for

​Heparinoid is used topically (externally on the skin) to reduce bruising, swelling, or inflammation of the veins (phlebitis). It can also be used to soften hardened scars, improve formation of scars or varicose veins.  It is available as a cream or gel formulation. 

- Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can cause?

Local skin irritation (eg skin redness)

Before taking , what precautions must I follow?

​Inform your healthcare professional if: 

  • You are allergic to this medication or any of the other ingredients of this medication
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding
  • Not to be used on large areas of skin, broken skin, sensitive areas of skin or mucous membranes (such as eye or, mouth)

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take ?

- Dosage and How to Use

How should be used?

  • The product should be applied to the affected area 2-3 times daily, massage gently until the cream  disappears 
  • Depending on the size of area being treated, application of a length of 3-5cm is usually enough 

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​Do not use a double dose to make up for the forgotten dose. Apply the next dose at the usual timing

What should I do if I overdose?

- Handling

How should I handle safely?

- Storage

How should I store ?

;#Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#

How should I dispose of safely?

- Additional Information

​The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following: 

  • Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Itchy skin rashes over your whole body

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately

  • Updated on 7/31/2022 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by Sengkang General Hospital Sengkang General Hospital
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