Thrombophob gel is used for the management of thrombophlebitis (a condition of swelling of the superficial blood vessels due to blood clots), inflammation of tendons and other superficial bruises. It is a combination of medicines containing heparin and benzyl nicotinate. It works by widening the blood vessels, increasing the blood flow to the affected area and preventing blood clot formation. Thrombophob gel should be used as prescribed by the doctor....
Q: How to use Thrombophob gel?
A: You should use Thrombophob gel as directed by the doctor. Please read the instructions on the label carefully before using it. Clean and dry the affected area properly and apply a thin layer on the affected skin that is free from cuts and wounds. Do not rub or massage and wash your hands thoroughly unless your hands are the area to be treated.
Q: Can I stop using Thrombophob gel on my own?
A: No, you should not using Thrombophob gel on your own. Use it for the prescribed duration for effective treatment.
Q: Can Thrombophob gel be used for a baby?
A: There is no information related to the use of Thrombophob gel in babies or children. A paediatrician's advice is a must before giving any medicine to your child.
Q: Can I use Thrombophob gel for swelling?
A: No, Thrombophob gel is not effective to control swelling. Do not use this gel for any other purpose than what it is prescribed for.
Q: What are the side-effects of using Thrombophob gel?
A: The common side-effects observed after the use of Thrombophob gel redness, itching, burning and irritation at the site of application. Consult a doctor immediately if these side effects are severe.
Q: What is Thrombophob gel used for?
A: Thrombophob gel is used to improve conditions of localised bleeding and clotting outside the blood vessels in case of superficial thrombophlebitis, thrombosis, tendovaginitis and superficial bruises.