Active Ingredient(s):Polidocanol FDA Approved: * November 25, 2013 Pharm Company: *PROVENSIS LTD Category:Blood Vessels
Polidocanol is a local anaesthetic and antipruritic component of ointments and bath additives. It relieves itching caused by eczema and dry skin. It has also been used to treat varicose veins, hemangiomas, and vascular malformations. It is formed by the ethoxylation of dodecanol.
Polidocanol is also used as a sclerosant, an irritant injected to treat varicose veins, under the trade names Asclera, Aethoxysklerol[...
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.