Daflon is a drug which helps to treat vascular disorders by improving muscular tone of blood vessels. It acts on the walls of blood vessels and helps the muscles to contract more efficiently.
Each tablet of Daflon is composed of Diosmin and Methyl Hesperidin. These are the active ingredients of Daflon and are responsible for increasing muscle tone of blood vessels. The active ingredients act via the medium of excipients (inactive ingredients of the drug) which do not interfere with the drug action.
The therapeutic indications of Daflon are as follows:
Other diseases apart from those mentioned above can also be treated using Daflon.
Side effects may not develop in every patient who consumes Daflon. However, patients should be aware of these side effects, so as to enable them to monitor their own health in a better way. Some of the side effects associated with Daflon are mentioned below:
Apart from these, other symptoms of discomfort may be experienced by patients who are taking a course of Daflon. Should these side effects develop, Daflon should be stopped and the doctor should be informed immediately.
A few important points to be remembered by patients who are using Daflon are mentioned below:
Following these simple instructions helps in preventing unfavorable drug reactions of Daflon.
Other drugs which have drug composition and therapeutic actions similar to Daflon can be used as a substitute to the medicine. Names of medicines which are suitable alternatives for Daflon are given below:
These medicines should be used in place of Daflon only when prescribed by a physician.