oxerutins

oxerutins

A bioflavonoid drug used to treat oedema from poor venous drainage. A brand name is Paroven.

oxerutins (kˈ·sē·rōōˑ·tnz),

n.pl flavonoids synthesized from rutin. Has been used in conditions in which improvement of venous tone and capillary stability are required, such as varicose veins, hemorrhoids, venous insufficiency, lymphedema, and edema. Caution is advised for patients who are taking anticoagulant medications. Also called
hydroxyethylrutosides, HERs, or
troxerutin.
References in periodicals archive ?
Oxerutins and calcium dobesilate may be of benefit in reducing oedema and rutosides may help to relieve the symptoms of varicose veins in pregnancy.
Oxerutins in the prevention of recurrence in chronic venous ulceration: randomized controlled trial.
Comparative clinical efficacy and tolerability of oxerutins and horse chestnut extract in patients with chronic venous insufficiency.