venotonic

ve·no·ton·ic

(vēn-ō-ton'ik),
A class of drug typically given to promote venous drainage.
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Daflon is a flavonoid vasoprotector venotonic agent whose active component is micronized flavonidic fraction that contains 90% diosmin and 10% hesperidin9.
Conservative management of hemorrhoids: A comparison of venotonic flavonoid micronized purified flavonoid fraction (MPFF) and sclerotherapy.
Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and venotonic effects of Cissus quadrangularis.
Evaluation of clinical efficacy of a venotonic drug: Lessons of a therapeutic trial with hemisynthesis diosmin in "heavy legs syndrome.
At least three types of pharmacodynamic actions have been attributed to escin: anti-edematous properties, anti-inflammatory activities, and venotonic properties (Sirtori 2001).
In view of the venotonic anti-inflammatory and tissue edema reduction properties of the constituents of the HCC formulation, I commonly prescribe it for the relief of arm lymphedema in women post mastectomy where lymph node architecture has been partially or totally disrupted or removed in the treatment of breast cancer.
Venotonic medications (primarily plantderived and synthetic flavonoids, such as horse chestnut seed extract, that improve venous tone) provide symptom relief.
A meta-analysis studied the effectiveness of venotonic medications (such as rutoside, flunarizine, and dihydroergotamine) in chronic venous insufficiency.
Up to now, at least three types of pharmacodynamic actions have been attributed to escin: anti-edematous properties, anti-inflammatory activities, and venotonic properties (Sirtori 2001).
Horsechestnut seed extract (HCSE) has reported venotonic, vascular protective, anti-inflammatory and free radical scavenging properties (Guillaume 1994).
Venotonic activity of escin on the human saphenous vein.
Thus, escin presents two pharmacodynamic actions: anti-edematous properties and venotonic properties.