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SODIUM TETRADECYL SULFATE (SOE dee um tet ra DES uhl SUHL feyt)is used to improve the appearance of varicose veins.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
heart or blood vessel disease
history of cancer
history of stomach or intestinal perforation
lung or breathing disease, like asthma
overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism)
peripheral artery disease, such as Buerger's Disease
skin or tissue infection
an unusual or allergic reaction to sodium tetradecyl sulfate, benzyl alcohol, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
This medicine is for injection into a vein. It is usually given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
This does not apply.
female hormones, like estrogens or progestins and birth control pills, patches, rings, or injections
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Your condition will be closely monitored during use of this medicine.
Follow all of the instructions from your health care professional. You may need to wear elastic compression stockings after the procedure.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
minor skin discoloration at site where injected
temporary pain, itching, or tingling at site where injected
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.