Hirudoid Forte gel 60 g
Gel indicated for reducing bumps and bruises caused by superficial venous disorders as varicose veins, chilblains or burns
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What Hirudoid Forte is and what it is used for
Hirudoid Forte is a medicine that contains sodium chondroitin sulfate as an active ingredient, and has properties that promote blood flow.
This medicine is indicated for:
- symptomatic local relief of superficial venous disorders such as heaviness and tightness in legs with varicose veins in adults
- local symptomatic relief of superficial bruising caused by blows in adults and children over 1 year.
You should see a doctor if it worsens or does not improve after 5 days.
How to use Hirudoid Forte
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If in doubt ask your doctor or pharmacist.
This medicine is for cutaneous use (exclusively on the skin).
The recommended dose is:
Superficial venous disorders
Adults: apply a thin layer of gel or ointment to the affected area 2 to 3 times a day, distributing it with a light massage to facilitate its penetration.
Wash your hands after each application to avoid unintentional contact with eyes and mucosa.
The average duration of treatment is usually between 1 and 2 weeks in duration. If symptoms worsen or persist after 5 days of treatment, you should consult a doctor.
Children under 18 years: do not use without medical supervision.
Adults and children over 1 year: apply a thin layer of gel or ointment to the affected area 2-3 times a day, distributing it with a light massage to facilitate penetration.
Wash your hands after each application to avoid unintentional contact with eyes and mucosa. The average duration of treatment in hematomas is usually less than 10 days. If symptoms worsen or persist after 5 days of treatment, you should consult a doctor. Children under 1 year: do not use without medical supervision.
If you use more Hirudoid Forte than you should
If you have used more Hirudoid Forte than you should or in case of accidental ingestion, consult the Toxicological Information Service. Telephone 91 562 04 20, indicating the medicine and the amount ingested.
Accidental ingestion of large amounts of Hirudoid Forte gel due to its isopropyl alcohol content can cause symptoms of acute alcohol poisoning.
In the event of possible alcohol poisoning, special therapeutic measures should be initiated immediately.
If you forget to use Hirudoid Forte
Do not apply a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
You should continue the treatment as normal without any particular action being required.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.