Fibro-Vein 1% Solution for injection (5 Ampoules)
What Is Fibro-vein Solution For Injection Used For?
Fibro-vein 1% is approved for the treatment of simple primary varicose veins, recurrent or residual varicose veins after surgery, reticular veins, venules, and spider veins of the lower extremities. Fibrovein 1% Solution for Injection is a detergent-based sclerosant. Fibro-vein can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store.
What Is Fibro-Vein 1% Composition?
5ml vial of Fibro-vein contains 10mg sodium tetradecyl sulfate. Other ingredients include; Benzyl alcohol (20 mg/ml), disodium phosphate dodecahydrate, potassium dihydrogen phosphate, water for injections, and sodium hydroxide (to adjust the pH).
How does Fibro-vein 1% Injection Work?
Fibro-vein 1% injection displaces blood and damages the endothelium by destroying the cell membrane when injected into a vein. The destruction of endothelial cells exposes sub-endothelial collagen fibres in the vein wall.
How Is Fibro-Vein 1% Administered?
Fibro-vein 1% is for intravenous use only. Through an IV, sodium tetradecyl sulfate is injected into a vein. This injection will be administered by a healthcare provider. You will be closely monitored for several hours after your injection to ensure that this medication is not causing any negative side effects.
What Are Contraindications for Fibro-vein 1%?
Fibro-vein is not recommended for the treatment of varicose veins if any of the following conditions exist: Hypersensitivity to sodium tetradecyl sulfate or any of the preparation’s components. Patients who are unable to walk for any reason. Patients at high thrombosis risk.
What Are The Common Side Effects Of Fibro-vein 1%?
Common side effects of Fibro-vein 1% include;
- Pain on injection urticaria
- Superficial thrombophlebitis
- Temporary skin pigmentation after treatment.
How Long Does Fibro-vein 1% Take to Work?
Sclerotherapy for small varicose or spider veins usually produces results in 3 to 6 weeks. Larger veins may take 3 to 4 months to heal.
Where Can I Buy Fibro-vein 1% in Nigeria?
Buy Fibro-vein 1% at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.