Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP)
What is Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP) used for?
Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP) is a topical gel prescribed to treat circulation conditions such as thrombophlebitis, varicose veins, or bed sores. It operates by thinning the blood and preventing coagulation to stop blood clots or bruises from forming. Your physician may also recommend its use for treating other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP)?
Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP) should always be used according to the instructions provided by your physician to get the most effective results from treatment. The gel is normally administered to the affected area twice each day, but your particular instructions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Rinse the area of skin being treated to remove any dirt or loose skin, apply a thin layer of gel, gently massage it into the skin, and allow any excess medication to evaporate. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water to prevent the medication from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes as this may cause unexpected health complications.
What are the side effects of Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP)?
The use of Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP) will not cause side effects in most patients when used correctly. Stop using the gel and contact your physician immediately if you experience any intense or worrying symptoms such as severe burning sensations, muscle pain, severe thinning of the skin, or signs of an allergic reaction such as intense skin rashes, swelling, or difficulty breathing. These symptoms may require reduced application frequency or emergency medical attention in more serious cases.
Do not apply Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP) to skin that is broken or severely damaged. Also inform your physician if you have any other chronic health conditions that may cause complications during treatment to make sure any necessary alterations are made to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium IP). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.