Lauromacrogol 400 or polidocanol is a mixture of monolauril ethers of macrogols. It has been used as a sclerosing agent intended for the treatment of esophageal and gastric varices and varicose veins such as uncomplicated spider and reticular veins in the lower extremities. In topical preparations, it is used as a local anesthetic and has antipruritic properties.
Use this medication precisely as recommended by your physician. Follow the prescription of your doctor carefully.
The medication dose given by your physician is based on your health conditions, other medications or food supplements taken, and your reaction to the treatment. To diminish risks for adverse effects, do not increase your dosage, thus take it regularly, or take it as instructed by your physician. Adverse events may still happen even at usual prescription dosages.
If your physician requests you to use this drug consistently, take it regularly to get the most benefits from it. To make you remember it better, take it at a fixed time every day.
Your doctor may need to modify your dosages to ease your symptoms or if you develop adverse reactions.
If you have any inquiries with regards to information, ask your physician or pharmacist.