morrhuate

morrhuate

/mor·rhu·ate/ (mor´u-āt) the fatty acids of cod liver oil; the sodium salt is used as a sclerosing agent, especially for the treatment of varicose veins and hemorrhoids.
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In the early years of the prolotherpy, three natural substances were injected into the affected areas - dextrose or glucose, sodium morrhuate, a derivative of cod liver oil extract, and a mixture of phenol, glycerin and glucose called P2G.
sclerotherapy - A solution (either quinine urea, sodium morrhuate, or phenol in oil) is injected into the hemorrhoid, which causes inflammation and eventual scarring that eliminates hemorrhoidal symptoms.