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Medication Used to Treat Vein Issues

Some vein treatments involve the use of medications, we’ve described some of these below:

Q: What is Asclera?

A: Asclera is a trade name for Polidocanol, an injectable irritant, used in sclerotherapy to treat varicose and spider veins. Asclera is FDA approved to treat 1mm to 3mm spider and reticular veins by damaging the inside of the small vein and causing minute fibrosis (scar tissue). Asclera is not to be used while pregnant or breastfeeding.

 


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