Daflon is a drug categorized under the list of vitamin and mineral combinations. It is made from a combination of flavonoids like diosmin and hesperidin, which provide antioxidant effects and other health benefits. These ingredients, derived from plants and herbs, act to inhibit inflammatory mediators to reduce circulatory and inflammatory problems. The drug is available as tablets that you swallow directly with or without food.
Daflon is used to treat various circulatory problems related to blood stasis, swelling, and bleeding. It inhibits chemical messengers like prostaglandins E2 and thromboxane A2 to reduce inflammation. It is prescribed to patients with varicose veins to reduce venous swelling, ulcers, and cramps. It also reduces swelling in patients with lymphedema. Daflon is also used to treat acute hemorrhoidal attacks. To reap full benefits, practice all precautions your doctor recommends.
Like any other medicine, the uses of Daflon may be followed by its side effects.
Generally, you may see mild gastrointestinal side effects with Daflon use, such as nausea, vomiting, and indigestion. However, sometimes, you may notice other side effects such as abdominal pain, headaches, and dizziness.
Rare side effects such as swelling of the mouth, face, and eyelids and the appearance of rashes are considered serious. Report these symptoms to the physician and seek medical advice.
1. Is Daflon an antibiotic?
No. Daflon is not an antibiotic. Notably, Daflon is not used to treat any bacterial infections. Daflon is made by combining various herbal components, like hesperidin and diosmin, which act together to bring down inflammation in the body. It is an anti-inflammatory medicine at its best.
2. Does Daflon cause weight loss?
No. Daflon does not cause weight loss. The use of Daflon has not been associated with weight changes of any kind. For adverse effects, such as unexplained weight fluctuations, monitor your dosage and side effects carefully while taking the medicine. Get in touch with our specialists at Yashoda Hospitals to know more.
3. Can Daflon stop periods?
Daflon has not been reported to cause any change in menstrual bleeding or premenstrual symptoms. It neither increases nor decreases the blood flow experienced in your periods. Therefore, the use of Daflon is considered extremely safe even during periods. To know more about the effects of Daflon on your body.
4. Can Daflon cure varicose veins?
Yes. Daflon is mainly used to treat varicose veins. The drug reduces inflammation, swelling, pain, and ulcerations that can be seen in patients with varicose veins. In addition to the use of the drug, it is also advisable for patients to use tight stockings and avoid standing for long periods.
5. Does Daflon increase blood pressure?
No. The studies on Daflon have recorded no significant changes in the blood pressures of patients taking Daflon. It is, however, advisable to follow your physician’s guidelines and keenly monitor the dosages and side effects with proper precautions. Get in touch with our experts if you notice any sudden fluctuations or discomfort.
6. What is Daflon used for piles?
Daflon is often prescribed to treat acute hemorrhoidal attacks, as in piles. The drug is more effective than a placebo in the treatment of piles. The duration of the drug course is decided by the physician. Discontinuation of the drug without medical advice can worsen the symptoms.
7. How does Daflon work for hemorrhoids?
Daflon improves the blood flow in the circulatory system. It helps in the treatment of hemorrhoids or piles as by promoting fold healing. It also brings down inflammation, swelling, and pain that is associated with hemorrhoids. Monitor your dosages and any side effects carefully while you take the medicine.
8. Is Daflon a blood thinner?
Blood thinners are used to prevent clot formation. These form due to the stoppage of blood flow. Daflon is used for various circulatory and inflammatory problems to improve blood flow and bring down inflammation. It also prevents veins from rupturing and leaking. The antioxidant effect of the drug fastens the healing process. Thus, Daflon helps to reduce the formation of blood clots.
9. How quickly does Daflon work?
Daflon is usually quite fast to work. Daflon can show improvement in piles in two days. Doctors generally prescribe a course for four days. However, if you do not notice any improvement, abrupt stopping of Daflon might worsen the symptoms. Do not take Daflon for more than three months without a doctor’s advice.
10. Can I take Daflon and aspirin together?
As a vitamin and mineral combination, Daflon is considered safe to be taken with aspirin. As of now, no studies have shown any interaction between the two drugs. But it is always advisable to consult your physician before making any medical decision.
Contact our experts at Yashoda Hospitals to know more about the dosage and precautions, side effects, and benefits of taking Daflon. Get in touch with our team for speedy and expert medical advice and services.
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