Daflon is a medicine widely used in the treatment of varicose veins and other diseases that affect the blood vessels, because its active ingredients are diosmin and hesperidin, two substances that act to protect veins and control their relaxation.Daflon is an oral medicine produced by the pharmaceutical laboratory Servier.
Daflon is indicated for the treatment of varicose veins and varicose veins, venous insufficiency problems such as edema or heaviness in the legs, sequelae of thrombophlebitis, hemorrhoids, pelvic pain and abnormal bleeding outside menstruation.
Daflon’s mode of use
Daflon’s mode of use can be:
- Treatment of varicose veins and other vein-related diseases: 2 tablets daily, one in the morning and one in the evening, preferably with meals and for at least 6 months or as prescribed by the doctor.
- Hemorrhoid crisis: 6 tablets daily for the first 4 days and then 4 tablets daily for 3 days. After this first treatment, 2 tablets should be taken at least 3 months a day or as prescribed.
- Chronic pelvic pain: 2 tablets daily for at least 4 to 6 months or as prescribed.
Daflon can also be used before varicose vein surgery, also called a saphenectomy, and its use consists of 2 tablets a day for 4 or 6 weeks, as prescribed by the doctor. After varicose vein operation, 2 tablets should be taken daily for at least 4 weeks or as directed by the doctor.
Daflon Side Effects
Daflon side effects may be diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, malaise, rash, itching, hives, dizziness and swelling of the face, lips or eyelids.
Daflon is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any component of the formula and the use of this medicine should be avoided in pregnant and lactating women.Children and adolescents under 18 should not take Daflon.