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Troxerutin is used to treat malfunctioning of valves in the veins of legs that cause abnormal blood flow from legs towards the heart (chronic venous insufficiency and its complications). It is also used in the treatment of swollen veins in the anal canal (hemorrhoids) and diabetes complication that affects the eyes (diabetic retinopathy).

How it works

Troxerutin belongs to the class of bioflavonoids. It is an antioxidant and has beneficial effects on venous health. It also strengthens the walls of blood vessels (capillaries).

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Itching, Gastrointestinal disorder, Indigestion, Headache, Rash


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Expert advice

  • Troxerutin capsules should be taken during or after meals.
  • It is recommended that the initial dosage be observed until the symptoms disappear completely.
  • To prevent the disease from occurring, it is advisable to carry out 2-3 courses annually with a maintenance dose.
  • Troxerutin capsules may be prescribed alone or in combination with troxerutin gel, vitamin C, rutascorbin. The interval between two gel applications should not be less than 10-12 hours.

Frequently asked questions


Q. What is troxerutin used for?
Troxerutina is mainly used to treat chronic venous insufficiency and its complications. It is also used in the treatment of hemorrhoids and diabetic retinopathy.

Content on this page was last updated on 30 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)