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Composition FOR DAFLON

Diosmin(450mg)

food interaction for DAFLON

alcohol interaction for DAFLON

pregnancy interaction for DAFLON

lactation interaction for DAFLON

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Daflon 500mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR DAFLON

Diosmin(450mg)

Uses

Daflon 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of varicose veins (dilated veins of leg)

How it works

Daflon 500mg tablet belongs to a class of drugs called flavonoids. It works by dilating the blood vessels and causing a decrease in blood pressure in the veins. Daflon 500mg tablet also decreases swelling and inflammation by reducing levels of some chemicals (prostaglandins) that cause inflammation, thereby restoring normal vein function.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Headache

COMMON DOSAGE FOR DAFLON 500MG TABLET

Patients taking DAFLON 500MG TABLET

  • 57%
    Twice A Day
  • 24%
    Thrice A Day
  • 16%
    Once A Day
  • 1%
    Four Times A Day
  • 1%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR DAFLON

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR DAFLON

• Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage and duration.
• Chronic venous insufficiency, chronic hemorrhoids and leg ulcers: 500 mg twice daily. 
• Acute hemorrhoidal attacks: 3 g once daily for 4 days followed by 2 g per day for 3 days. 
• Internal hemorrhoids: 1.5 g twice daily for 4 days followed by 1 g twice daily for 3 days
• Do not take diosmin for more than three months.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR DAFLON

Diosmin

Q. Is diosmin a blood thinner?
Diosmin acts by dilating the blood vessels, especially veins. It is not known to be used as a blood thinner

Q. What is diosmin hesperidin?
Diosmin is usually available as a fixed dose combination with hesperidin

Q. Does diosmin lower or raise blood pressure or cause constipation?
Though, diosmin acts by dilating the blood vessels, it is not known to lower or raise blood vessels

Q. Does diosmin cause constipation?
Diosmin may cause diarrhea, but is not known to cause constipation. Do consult your doctor for any complaints.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)