Local symptomatic treatment of superficial thrombophlebitis. Angioprotectors. Means used for varicose veins. Heparin or heparinoids for topical use. Pentosan polysulfate sodium salt.
Release form, composition
The preparation Thrombocid Gel is produced in the form of a colorless transparent gel of a uniform consistency with a pleasant smell.
The composition of 1 g of the gel contains the active component pentosan polysulfate of sodium salt, as additional substances are indicated: carbomer, isopropyl alcohol, rosemary oil, purified water, triethanolamine, lemon balm oil and mountain pine oil.
The drug Thrombocid Gel belongs to the group of capillary stabilizing agents, which has an antispasmodic, anti-edematous and anti-inflammatory effect. The medicinal properties of the drug help to increase the tone of the venous wall, reduce peripheral edema, tension, pain, itching, fatigue and heaviness in the legs.
Indications for use
The indication for the use of the drug Thrombocid Gel is acute and chronic venous insufficiency (edema of the legs, varicose veins, cramps of the calf muscles, pain in the lower extremities, a feeling of heaviness), superficial phlebitis, thrombofelitis, as well as edema and hematomas after sprains, household and sports injuries in the form of bruises and dislocations.
The use of the drug Thrombocid Gel is contraindicated in childhood, in the presence of individual intolerance to the components that make up the composition, any skin lesions, for example, burns, open wounds or eczema, as well as to elderly people, children under 6 years old and simultaneously with other drugs that affect the process of blood clotting.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding period
The drug Thrombocid Gel can be used by women during pregnancy and lactation, but only upon the recommendation of the attending physician.
Mode of application
The drug Thrombocid Gel is intended for external use.
It is necessary to apply the gel in an even thin layer on the affected skin areas 3 times a day.
The duration of therapy is determined by the doctor, depending on the severity of the course of the disease. If the application does not give a positive result, there are signs of infection of the skin or the symptoms intensify, the drug should be canceled and the doctor should be consulted, therefore, the expediency of further use.
Do not apply the gel during heating procedures or under an occlusive dressing, elastic stockings, bandage, and also on damaged skin areas.
If an appointment was missed, you should not use a double dose, but continue treatment according to the instructions or recommendations of the doctor.
After applying the drug, hands should be washed with warm water and soap.
No cases of intoxication with Thrombocid Gel have been reported. If the gel is used in a dosage significantly higher than the recommended dose, an increased manifestation of adverse reactions is possible.
The drug Thrombocid Gel in some cases can cause hypersensitivity reactions: burning, skin irritation, swelling, urticaria, hemorrhages, angioedema, small blisters, as well as the manifestation of allergies in the form of inflammatory rashes, erythema and itching.
If any side effects appear, the drug should be discontinued and a doctor should be consulted regarding further use.
Store the drug Thrombocid Gel at a temperature not exceeding + 25 ° C, in a place that is inaccessible to children. The shelf life of this product is 5 years. After the first opening, the gel must be applied within 6 months.