laureth-9 (polidocanol) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Asclera)?
Because you will receive laureth-9 in a clinical setting, you are not likely to miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Asclera)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose may cause severe skin reaction such as burning, discoloration or tissue damage where an injection was given.
What should I avoid after receiving laureth-9 (Asclera)?
Avoid heavy or strenuous exercise for 2 or 3 days after your treatment. Also avoid sitting for long periods of time, such as long-distance travel in a car or on an airplane.
Also avoid exposure to sunlight, tanning beds, hot tubs, or saunas for 2 or 3 days after your treatment.
What other drugs will affect laureth-9 (Asclera)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on laureth-9 used to treat varicose veins. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medicines you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about laureth-9.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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