Swithromb Ointment

Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Swithromb 2mg Ointment

Primarily used for

20 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Swithromb Ointment


Uses of Swithromb Ointment

Swithromb Ointment is used in the treatment of thrombophlebitis.

How to use Swithromb Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Swithromb Ointment works

Benzyl nicotinate belongs to the class of medications called as vasodilators. It works by dilating the blood vessels and together with heparin (which dissolves/ prevents the formation of blood clots), increases the blood flow to the affected area thereby relieving the associated symptoms.

In Depth Information on Swithromb Ointment

Expert advice for Swithromb Ointment

Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, and nose and rinse thoroughly in case of accidental contact or seek medical help in case of ingestion. Do not apply the ointment on broken or injured skin. Inform your doctor if you have any bleeding disorders, any severe kidney, liver or heart disorders. Regular monitoring of platelet counts may be required to prevent thrombocytopenia (abnormally low number of cells (platelets) that are required for blood to clot. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.  
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Special precautions for Swithromb Ointment
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Swithromb Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Swithromb Ointment via licking.
It is not known whether Swithromb Ointment alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Swithro
mb Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Swithro
mb Ointment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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