What is Paroven and what it is used for?

Paroven is a medicine product indicated for the relief of oedema and related symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency such as tired, heavy, swollen, painful legs.

What is the pharmaceutical form of Paroven?

Paroven oral forms consist of Capsules 250mg, Tablets 500mg.

What is the active ingredient of Paroven?

Paroven oral forms contains Oxeruntins which belong to a group of medicines that protect vessels (called systemic vasoprotectors). Paroven Oral forms stabilises the vascular wall, which leads to a reduction in the permeability of the vessels and subsequently to a diminution of swelling (oedema).

How does Paroven work?

Relief of ankle swelling (Oedema) due to chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). In patients with varicose veins and some other diseases of the leg veins, these small vessels have an excessive leakage which causes swelling of the ankles. Paroven acts on the smallest blood vessels (capillaries) by reducing the leakage of water and other substances across the walls. Paroven reduces this swelling and relieves the associated common symptoms such as aching, tired, heavy, swollen, painful, and “restless legs” and cramps. It is recommended that such patients also wear elastic support (usually compression stockings) in CVI; in these cases.

How to use Paroven?

Always use Paroven exactly as your doctor has told you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure. For chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and Varicose Veins, the recommended dosage is.

How much to take:

250mg Capsules: Take 1 capsule 3 or 4 times a day, for the first 3 to 4 weeks. After this, you can reduce the dose to 1 capsule once or twice a day.

Paroven Forte 500mg tablets: Take 1 capsule twice a day, for the first 3 to 4 weeks. After this, you can reduce the dose to 1 tablet once a day.

Symptomatic relief should usually be felt within 2 weeks. After complete relief of symptoms and oedema, treatment may be stopped. If no relief is felt within 2 weeks or if symptoms get worse, treatment should be discontinued and you should see a doctor for medical advice.

Do not use Paroven after the expiry date, which is stated on the label of the package. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.

Is there a maximum length of time that I can use Paroven?

The treatment should be maintained until complete relief of symptoms. Symptomatic relief should usually be felt within 2 weeks. On the recurrence of symptoms, treatment can be resumed, as if taking for the first time.  After complete relief of symptoms treatment may be stopped. If no relief is felt within 2 weeks or if symptoms get worse, treatment should be discontinued and you should see a doctor for medical advice.

Can Paroven be used on children?

No clinical trials have been performed in children. It is also rare to find chronic venous insufficiency in this population. Accordingly, the safety and efficacy of Paroven Oral forms have not been established in children. Therefore Paroven Oral forms is not recommended to be used in children.

Can Paroven be used during pregnancy?

According to generally accepted safety recommendations, Paroven should not be used during the first three months of pregnancy. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you might be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

Can Paroven be used with other medications?

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken other medicines, including medicines or dietary supplements obtained without a prescription.

Does Paroven have any contraindications?

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Paroven if you have oedema of the lower legs due to heart, kidney or liver disease. You should not use Paroven Oral forms - simply because Paroven is not effective in these indications. It’s contraindicated in patients with a prior hypersensitivity reaction to Oxerutins or any other ingredient of the preparation

Does Paroven have side effects?

Like all medicines, Paroven can have side effects. In rare cases, cause gastrointestinal disorder, flatulence, diarrhea, abdominal pain, stomach discomfort, dyspepsia, rash, pruritus and urticaria. In very rare cases, Paroven may cause dizziness, headache, fatigue, flushing, hypersensitivity reactions, anaphylactoid reaction, anaphylactic shock. The reactions are usually mild. If the reactions are severe or if they continue for more than a few days, stop the treatment and consult a physician. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any other effect which you think may be caused by Paroven.

Where can I buy Paroven?

You can purchase Paroven at your local pharmacy or online pharmacy store. This medicine can be purchased without a prescription. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for clarification or advice.

How to store Paroven?

Store in the original package. Protect from moisture. Storage conditions to be completed nationally according to the stability report for the specific climatic zone and national regulations.