Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate
Treats small varicose veins of the lower legs.
Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given.
This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
Chest pain, shortness of breath, or coughing up blood.
Pain, burning, itching, swelling, or skin changes where the medicine is injected.
Pain in your lower leg (calf).
You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to sodium tetradecyl sulfate, or if you have blood clots or cellulitis.
You should not receive this medicine if you have an allergic condition or infection, or a blood cell disorder that could weaken your immune system.
You should not receive this medicine if you have uncontrolled diabetes, tuberculosis, asthma, cancer, lung disease, skin disease, or overactive thyroid.
This medicine is not for treating large varicose veins or varicose veins that are caused by active stomach or pelvic tumors.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
Tell your doctor if you have a disorder of your arteries, such as Buerger's disease.
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