- Sclerosing Solutions
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Chemical agents injected into blood vessels and lymphatic sinuses to shrink or cause localized THROMBOSIS; FIBROSIS, and obliteration of the vessels. This treatment is applied in a number of conditions such as VARICOSE VEINS; HEMORRHOIDS; GASTRIC VARICES; ESOPHAGEAL VARICES; PEPTIC ULCER HEMORRHAGE.
Drug Drug Description Polidocanol A sclerosing agent used for the treatment of uncomplicated spider veins and uncomplicated reticular veins, all less than 3 mm in diameter, in the lower extremity. Sodium tetradecyl sulfate An anionic surfactant used to treat varicose veins of the lower extremities. Ethanolamine oleate A mild sclerosing agent used in the treatment of esophageal varices with recent bleeding episodes. Phenol An antiseptic and disinfectant used in a variety of settings. Salicylic acid An acid used to treat acne, psoriasis, calluses, corns, keratosis pilaris, and warts. Morrhuic acid Morrhuic acid is a mixture of unsaturated fatty acids obtained from cod liver oil. Ethanolamine A viscous, hygroscopic amino alcohol with an ammoniacal odor. It is widely distributed in biological tissue and is a component of lecithin. It is used as a surfactant, fluorimetric reagent,...
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