DETRALEX 500mg 90 tablets
What DETRALEX is and what it is used for
DETRALEX is a venotonic (increases venous tone) and a vasoprotector (increases the resistance of small blood vessels).
DETRALEX is recommended for the symptomatic treatment of venous-vascular disorders (swollen legs, pain, tired legs) and for the symptomatic treatment of acute hemorrhoidal crises.
What you need to know before you take DETRALEX
Do not take DETRALEX:
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the micronized purified flavonoid fraction or to any of the excipients of DETRALEX.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist or nurse before taking DETRALEX.
Hemorrhoids: If the hemorrhoids do not disappear within 15 days, you should see your doctor for advice.
Venous-vascular disorders: Treatment leads to the best possible result if it is combined with a healthy lifestyle. Avoid exposure to the sun, heat, prolonged standing, excess weight. Walking and wearing special (compression) socks improves circulation.
Other medicines and DETRALEX
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including those obtained without a prescription.
DETRALEX with food, drinks and alcohol
It is recommended to take DETRALEX with food (see item 3 How to take DETRALEX).
Pregnancy, breast-feeding and fertility
Due to the absence of data on exposure to breast milk, treatment with DETRALEX during breastfeeding should be avoided.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any medicine.
Driving and using machines
DETRALEX does not affect the ability to drive and use machines.
Important information about some of the ingredients of DETRALEX
How to take DETRALEX
Always take DETRALEX exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure about anything.
The usual dosage is:
Venous insufficiency: 2 tablets daily, 1 tablet at lunch and 1 tablet in the evening, during meals.
Hemorrhoids: 4-day course of 6 tablets daily, followed by 4 tablets daily for the next 3 days, during meals.
If you have taken more than the required dose of DETRALEX
If you forget to take DETRALEX
Do not take a double dose to make up for the forgotten dose.
If you have stopped taking DETRALEX
If you have any further questions related to the use of this medicinal product, please ask your doctor or pharmacist.