What is Aescin/ Diethylamine salicylate used for:
Aescin is a medicine that belongs to a class known as “capillary-stabilizing agents”.
It works by acting on the vascular wall by decreasing the extravasation of fluid into the tissue
And speeding up the subsidence of edema (swelling due to fluids). It also decreases inflammation and improves circulation.
Diethylamine salicylate is an analgesic (pain killer) and an anti-inflammatory agent.
This product is used for the relief of pain and inflammation and for the treatment of localized swelling and congestion
Due to crush injuries, sprains, contusions, hematomas (blood build up), bruises, tenosynovitis (inflammation of the fluid-filled sheath Surrounding a tendon), varicose veins, thrombophlebitis (inflammation that causes a blood clot to form and block one or more veins), Disc lesions, neck pain and other vertebral column related types of pain. It may also be used for care of veins after infusions or injections.
Do not use Aescin/ Diethylamine salicylate:
If you are allergic to Aescin, Diethylamine salicylate, or any of the ingredients in this medicine.
Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.
On mucous membranes, skin areas that have been exposed to radiotherapy or broken skin areas.
Warnings and precautions:
Stop the medication right away and talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you develop allergic reactions
such as shortness of breath, skin rash, swelling of the face or neck, decreased blood pressure and dizziness.
Talk to your doctor if your symptoms are getting worse or are not improving.
Do not apply this gel on skin areas with eczema (atopic dermatitis) or ulcers (sores),
or skin areas that have been exposed to irradiation to prevent burning sensation from happening.
This medicine is designed for external topical use only. Do not ingest this medicine.
Possible side effects:
Possible side effects include allergic skin reactions (like itching, swelling and redness),
skin redness, skin peeling, urticaria (swollen, pale red bumps or plaques).
angioneurotic edema (unpredictable frequent episodes of edema in tissues like eyes, lips, oral cavity, bowel, throat).
These side effects are more likely to happen in patients who are sensitive to topical aspirin).
Other medicines and Aescin/ Diethylamine salicylate:
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medications
including prescription medicines, over the counter medicines, herbals, vitamins and supplements.
Avoid use of this product if you are taking anticoagulants (blood thinners) to prevent increased risk of bleeding.
How to use Aescin/ Diethylamine salicylate:
Spread a thin layer of the product on the affected area of your skin once a day or frequently.
Follow your healthcare provider’s directions if recommended differently.
Close the cap of the gel after using it. Make sure to wash your hands before and after applying the medicine.
How to store Aescin/ Diethylamine salicylate:
Keep out of the reach of children and pets
Store medication at room temperature
Do not use beyond the expiry date mentioned on the box
Keep medication in its original pack to protect it from moisture and light
Do not dispose medication in the wastewater or household waste