Thrombophob - Benefits, dosage and side effects

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Thrombophob - Benefits, dosage and side effects
Thrombophob - Benefits, dosage and side effects

Thrombophob is useful for treating bruises or blood clots under the skin due to injury or inflammation of the veins located close to the skin (superficial phlebitis)

Thrombophob contains heparin sodium. Heparin is an anticoagulant drug that works by inhibiting the work of proteins that play a role in the blood clotting process. Thrombophobes should not be used on open wounds and skin ulcers.

Thrombophob - alodokter
Thrombophob - alodokter

Thrombophob Products

There are two types of Thrombophob products available in Indonesia, namely:

  • Thrombophob gel

    Thrombophob gel contains the active substance heparin sodium as much as 20,000 IU per 100 grams.

  • Thrombophob ointment

    Thrombophob ointment consists of a mixture of heparin sodium 5,000 IU and benzyl nicotinate 250 mg.

What is a Thrombophob

Class Limited over-the-counter drugs
Categories Anticoagulants
Benefits Resolving bruises or blood clots under the skin due to injury or superficial phlebitis
Used by Adults and children
Heparin in Thrombophop for pregnant and lactating women Category C: Heparin in animal studies has shown adverse effects on the fetus, but there have been no controlled studies in pregnant women.

Drugs should only be used if the expected benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus.

Thrombophobs are not absorbed into breast milk. However, breastfeeding mothers are advised to consult their doctor before using this drug.

Medicine form Ointment and gel

Warning Before Using Thrombophob

Before using this medicine, you need to pay attention to the following points:

  • Do not use Thrombophob if you are allergic to the ingredients in this drug. Tell your doctor about any allergies you have.
  • Do not use Thrombophob on open wounds and skin ulcers.
  • Consult your doctor about using Thrombophob if you are on treatment with supplements, herbal products, or any medications, especially other anticoagulant drugs, such as warfarin.
  • Consult your doctor about using Thrombophob if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning a pregnancy.
  • Immediately see a doctor if there is an allergic reaction to the drug or an overdose after using Thrombophop

Dosage and Use of Thrombophob

Apply Thrombophob thinly on the affected area 2-3 times a day. If you have any doubts or have special he alth conditions, consult your doctor to get the appropriate dosage and duration for your condition.

How to use Thrombophob correctly

Follow the doctor's advice and read the information on the Thrombophob package before using it.

Apply Thrombophob thinly on the bruised area of the skin.

If you forget to use Thrombophob, it is recommended to use it immediately if the break with the next scheduled use is not too close. If it's close, ignore it and don't double the dose.

Keep Thrombophob at room temperature and avoid direct sunlight. Keep medicine out of reach of children.

Thrombophob Interaction with Other Drugs

It is not known what drug interactions will occur when Thrombophob is used with certain drugs, supplements, or herbal products.

However, the heparin contained in this product when used with other drugs can cause interactions in the form of an increased anticoagulant effect when used with blood thinners or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

Tell your doctor if you plan to take Thromnophob with any medications, supplements or herbal products, to prevent unwanted drug interactions.

Side Effects and Dangers of Thrombophob

If used according to the existing rules of use, this product rarely causes side effects. However, discontinue use and consult a doctor immediately if bruising does not improve, skin irritation occurs, or an allergic reaction occurs after using Thrombophob.