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  • noun A local anaesthetic and antipruritic component of ointments and bath additives, also used as a sclerosant.

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  • Last summer, the Food and Drug Administration approved an injectable drug for sclerotherapy that has been widely used in Europe for years, polidocanol — sold under the brand name Asclera — for use in the tiniest varicose veins, known as spider veins, and for so-called reticular veins that are one to three millimeters in diameter.

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  • The dose of polidocanol should therefore be minimized.

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  • Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent approval of Asclera (TM) (polidocanol) Injection, a sclerotherapy treatment for uncomplicated spider and reticular veins.

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  • The FDA approved Asclera (TM) (polidocanol) Injection on March 30, 2010 to sclerose uncomplicated spider veins (varicose veins less than or equal to 1 mm in diameter) and uncomplicated reticular veins (varicose veins 1 to 3 mm in diameter) in the lower extremity, making it the first sclerosant to be approved in over 60 years.

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  • Please see accompanying full prescribing information for Asclera (TM) (polidocanol) Injection.

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  • Severe allergic reactions have been reported following polidocanol use, including anaphylactic reactions, some of them fatal.

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  • The FDA approved Asclera (TM) (polidocanol) Injection on March 30, 2010 to sclerose uncomplicated spider veins (varicose veins less than or equal to 1 mm in diameter) and uncomplicated reticular veins (varicose veins 1 to 3 mm in diameter) in the lower extremity, making it the first sclerosant to be approved in over 60 years.

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  • Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent approval of Asclera (TM) (polidocanol) Injection, a sclerotherapy treatment for uncomplicated spider and reticular veins.

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  • Asclera (TM) (polidocanol) Injection is indicated to sclerose uncomplicated spider veins (varicose veins, less than or equal to 1 mm in diameter) and uncomplicated reticular veins (varicose veins 1 to 3 mm in diameter) in the lower extremity.

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  • Asclera (TM) is contraindicated for patients with known allergy (anaphylaxis) to polidocanol and patients with acute thromboembolic diseases.

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