Active Ingredient(s): Polidocanol
FDA Approved: * November 25, 2013
Pharm Company: * PROVENSIS LTD
Category: Blood Vessels

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Varithena Overview

Polidocanol is a local anaesthetic and antipruritic component of ointments and bath additives. It relieves itching caused by eczema and dry skin.[1] It is formed by the ethoxylation of dodecanol. Sclerotherapy Polidocanol is also used as a sclerosant, an irritant injected to treat varicose veins, under the trade names Asclera, Aethoxysklerol[2] and Varithena.[3] Polidocanol causes fibrosis inside varicose veins, occluding the lumen of the ve...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 1%
  • Solution: 10mg/2ml (5mg/ml), 180mg/18ml (10mg/ml), 20mg/2ml (10mg/ml), 77.5mg/7.75ml (10mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Varithena: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 60635-107 VarithenaVarithena Kit by Biocompatibles, Inc.
  • 60635-111 VarithenaVarithena Kit by Biocompatibles, Inc.
  • 60635-118 Varithena Kit by Biocompatibles, Inc.
  • 60635-133 Varithena Kit by Biocompatibles, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Polidocanol or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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