Information about Diosmin

Diosmin Uses

Diosmin is used in the treatment of varicose veins, piles and lymphedema.

How Diosmin works

Diosmin is a flavonoid. It works by blocking the action of chemical messengers (prostaglandins, thromboxane A2) which cause inflammation (swelling) of the veins. This improves blood flow in the veins and restores normal vein function.

Common side effects of Diosmin

Stomach pain, Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Headache, Nausea
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Available Medicine for Diosmin

DaflonSerdia Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd
125 to ₹2002 variant(s)
VenusminWalter Bushnell
95 to ₹4093 variant(s)
DosminPanbross Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
1031 variant(s)
VenexElder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
29 to ₹482 variant(s)
HesdinMicro 2 Mega Healthcare Pvt Ltd
2751 variant(s)

Expert advice for Diosmin

  • Do not take Diosmin for more than three months without medical supervision.
  • Diosmin is safe to use for a period of three months for most of the patients.

Frequently asked questions for Diosmin


Q. What is Diosmin used for?

Diosmin is used for treating various disorders of blood circulation and blood vessels, structures that carry blood to various parts of or body, such as arteries and veins. These disorders include piles (hemorrhoids), varicose veins, poor circulation in the legs (venous stasis), and swelling due to poor circulation and accumulation of body fluids (lymphedema).

Q. Is Diosmin effective?

Diosmin is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. You may not notice any changes immediately but it has enormous health benefits and it keeps working. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Diosmin too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What foods contain Diosmin naturally?

Certain foods contain Diosmin naturally, like, oranges, lemons and other citrus fruits also contain a significant amount of Diosmin. Diosmin possesses anti inflammatory as well as antioxidant properties. These properties help in improving blood circulation, prevent harmful chemicals in our body, called free radicals, from causing damage to the blood vessels and also promote healing.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Diosmin?

If you forget a dose of Diosmin, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Diosmin safe?

Diosmin is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.


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