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Diosmin-Hesperidin

Used for: Haemorrhoid and anorectal conditions, Varicose veins, Chronic venous insufficiency of the lower limbs

What is Diosmin-Hesperidin for?

Diosmin is a chemical extracted from citrus fruits. It has a health benefit of reducing swelling and increasing vein blood flow. Hesperidin is also commonly found in citrus fruits and is classified as bioflavonoids. It works by reducing inflammation and also increases blood vessel functions. They are often used in combination to treat haemorrhoids and chronic venous insufficiency.

How to use it?

Diosmin-Hesperidin is available as tablets.

 

For hemorrhoid attacks, take 1000mg three times a day for 4 days, followed by 1000mg twice a day for 3 days.


For chronic venous insufficiency, take 500mg twice daily.

What are the side effects of Diosmin-Hesperidin?

Diosmin-Hesperidin is generally very safe and does not cause any side effects. There are some reported cases of stomach discomfort, nausea and vomiting.

Who should not take Diosmin-Hesperidin?

  • Anyone who is allergic to any component of Diosmin-Hesperidin
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women
  • Patients with bleeding disorders
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Where to buy Diosmin-Hesperidin in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, Diosmin-Hesperidin can be purchased without a prescription from any retail outlet in Hong Kong. This includes grocery stores, convenience stores, medicine shops, and pharmacies. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.


For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk

Need more information?

For detailed information about the use of Diosmin-Hesperidin in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.

Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.

Brands in Hong Kong
Available dosage
  • 500mg (Tablets)
Drug class
Anorectal Preparations
Sub class
Dietary Supplements
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