What is Lioton 1000 gel used for ?
The medicinal product Lioton 1000 gel indicated for adjuvant use in the case of diseases of the veins surface, thrombophlebitis, the syndrome of varicose veins, varicose veins of the lower limbs, as well as in the case of contusions, hematomas and edema. For use in the prevention and treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids. Clinicians define hypertrophic scars as scars that do not grow beyond the boundaries of the original wound and keloids as scars that spread into the surrounding normal skin.
How does Lioton 1000 gel work?
The active substance used in the Lioton 1000 gel medicinal product is sodium heparin. The drug is recommended to be used as a support in the treatment of diseases of surface veins and contusions, hematomas and edema. Heparin acts locally antithrombotic, anti-inflammatory and anti-oedematous. It counteracts the formation of superficial clots and promotes the dissolution of existing clots. Contributes to faster absorption of hematomas. The preparation relieves pain and reduces the feeling of tension.
Contraindications of Lioton 1000 gel
Do not use in the case of hypersensitivity to any component of the drug, including allergy to parabens. Do not use on bleeding, oozing, open wounds. Do not use around the eyes, mouth and nose. Do not use in case of bleeding. Do not use below 12 years of age. Do not use orally.
Side effects of Lioton 1000 gel
Side effects may occur with some people while taking the medicine. Individual cases of symptoms of allergic or pseudoallergic reactions have been reported. People with primary red glaucoma after local administration of heparin may develop skin lesions.
Dosage of Lioton 1000 gel
Use as directed by your doctor or follow the instructions on the leaflet. The drug should be administered 1-3 times a day. Spread to the skin in the affected area, massage gently to absorb the gel. Edema after injuries: use up to 10 days. Surface veins diseases: use 1-2 weeks.
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