Thrombophob Gel

Introduction

Thrombophob Gel is a combination of two medicines used to treat superficial thrombophlebitis (inflammation or swelling of a vein due to a blood clot). It helps to relieve pain and inflammation by speeding up the healing process.

Thrombophob Gel is also used to treat bruises and hematoma (collection of blood under the skin). It speeds up the dissolution of the blood clot, decreasing the pain and swelling. It should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. This medicine is for external use only. The affected area must be clean and dry before applying this medicine. Make sure to wash your hands before and after applying this medicine.

Thrombophob Gel is generally safe to use with minimal or no side effects. However, slight irritation, burning sensation or redness may be experienced after applying this medicine over the affected area. This is usually temporary and resolves on its own. Please consult your doctor if it does not subside or persists for a longer duration. Avoid contact of this medicine with broken skin. If you get it in your eyes, mouth or broken skin, rinse thoroughly with plenty of water.

Uses of Thrombophob Gel

  • Thrombophlebitis

Benefits of Thrombophob Gel

In Thrombophlebitis

Thrombophlebitis is an inflammatory process in which a blood clot forms and blocks one or more veins, usually in your legs. Thrombophob Gel is a combination of medicines that is used to treat thrombophlebitis near the surface of your skin. It dissolves the clots and also relieves pain and inflammation by increasing the blood flow. This improves the overall healing process.

Use it as advised by the doctor to get maximum benefit. The condition usually improves on its own in sometime. However, your doctor might recommend applying heat to the painful area, elevating the affected leg, using an over-the-counter painkiller and possibly wearing compression stockings.

Side effects of Thrombophob Gel

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Thrombophob

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Thrombophob Gel

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Thrombophob Gel works

Thrombophob Gel is a combination of two medicines: Benzyl Nicotinate and Heparin. Benzyl Nicotinate is a vasodilator and Heparin is an anticoagulant. Together, they work by widening the blood vessels and dissolving/ preventing the formation of blood clots. This increases blood flow to the affected area thereby relieving the associated symptoms.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

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Pregnancy

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Information regarding the use of Thrombophob Gel during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

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Information regarding the use of Thrombophob Gel during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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