Medicine Overview of Lioton Gel
Uses of Lioton Gel
Lioton Gel is used in piles, anal fissure and thrombophlebitis.
How to use Lioton Gel
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.
How Lioton Gel works
Lioton gel works by decreasing inflammation, relieving pain and itching.
In Depth Information on Lioton Gel
Expert advice for Lioton Gel
- Tell your doctor if your injury or illness does not improve, or gets worse after heparin treatment.
- Do not use gel/ ointment on broken skin or sensitive body parts (nose, mouth, eyes, or genital regions).
- Avoid direct contact of gel/ ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Do not use if you are allergic to heparin or any of its ingredients.
- Do not use by Children < 5 years.
Special precautions for Lioton Gel
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lioton Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lioton Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. Limite+more
d human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Lioton Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Lioton Gel is probably safe to use in patients with kidney d+more
isease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lioton Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Lioton Gel is probably safe to use in patients with liver di+more
sease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lioton Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Lioton 500IU/gm Gel
Frequently asked questions for Heparin Topical
Q. Is heparin a protein, anticoagulant (blood thinner), thrombolytic agent (clot buster), or antiplatelet (antiaggregant)?
Heparin is not a protein, thrombolytic agent, or antiplatelet drug. It is a glycosaminoglycan carbohydrate and used as an anticoagulant
Q. Does heparin affect blood pressure or sleep?
Heparin is not reported to affect blood pressure or sleep. Consult your doctor if you experience such symptoms
Q. Does heparin affect platelets, INR (international normalized ratio), or PTT (partial thromboplastin time)?
Heparin affects INR (used to monitor the effectiveness of the anticoagulant), and PTT (blood test determines the blood clotting time), both of which increase as the ability of blood to clot decreases due to heparin. Heparin may also cause reduced blood platelet count
Q. Is heparin made from pork?
Yes, it is obtained from the intestine of the pig (porcine) or lungs of cattle (bovine), when these animals are slaughtered for meat
Q. Is heparin unfractionated?
There are two forms of heparin used as anti-coagulants; fractionated and low molecular weight heparins. Please see the product leaflet for more information
Q. Is heparin present in human body?
Yes, it is produced in the body by mast cells
Q. Does heparin come in pill form?
No, it is available as gel, ointment, and an injection form.
User Submitted Feedback For Lioton 500IU/gm Gel
Patients taking Lioton Gel
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Substitutes for Lioton
No substitutes found for this medicine