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What is Thrombophob?

Thrombophob Ointment is used for Superficial thrombophlebitis, Blood clots in the veins, Bruising due to blood clots, Pain of the veins, Skin ulcers, Blood clots in arteries and other conditions. Thrombophob Ointment may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Thrombophob Ointment contains Benzyl Nicotinate Topical and Heparin Topical as active ingredients.
Thrombophob Ointment works by preventing or treating superficial thrombophlebitis.
Zydus Cadila manufactures Thrombophob Ointment.
Detailed information related to Thrombophob Ointment's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Thrombophob Ointment Uses

Thrombophob Ointment is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Thrombophob Ointment Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Thrombophob Ointment improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
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Thrombophob Ointment - Composition and Active Ingredients

Thrombophob Ointment is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Thrombophob Ointment - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Thrombophob Ointment. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 1
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Thrombophob Ointment - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Thrombophob Ointment, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
  • wash your hands before and after applying Thrombophob Ointment. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
  • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Thrombophob Ointment. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
  • applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
  • avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.

Thrombophob Ointment - Drug Interactions

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

Thrombophob Ointment - Contraindications

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Where to Buy Thrombophob Ointment

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Thrombophob Ointment - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Thrombophob Ointment safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    • Heparin Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Benzyl Nicotinate Topical: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Thrombophob Ointment safe while breastfeeding?
    • Heparin Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Benzyl Nicotinate Topical: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Thrombophob Ointment be used for superficial thrombophlebitis and blood clots in the veins?
    Yes, superficial thrombophlebitis and blood clots in the veins are among the most common reported uses for Thrombophob Ointment. Please do not use Thrombophob Ointment for superficial thrombophlebitis and blood clots in the veins without consulting first with your doctor. Click here to find out what other patients report as common uses for Thrombophob Ointment.
  • How long do I need to use Thrombophob Ointment before I see improvement of my conditions? website users have reported same day and 3 days as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Thrombophob Ointment. Click here to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Thrombophob Ointment.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Thrombophob Ointment? website users have reported once a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Thrombophob Ointment. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Thrombophob Ointment. Click here to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Thrombophob Ointment.
  • Should I consume Thrombophob Ointment empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Thrombophob Ointment after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here to find out what other patients report as timing of using Thrombophob Ointment.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Thrombophob Ointment medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Thrombophob Ointment. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Thrombophob Ointment

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 2, 3, 4, 5

Overdosage of Thrombophob Ointment

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Thrombophob Ointment, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 6, 7, 8

Storage of Thrombophob Ointment

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Thrombophob Ointment.
References: 9, 10, 11, 12

Expired Thrombophob Ointment

  • Taking a single dose of expired Thrombophob Ointment is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 13, 14

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Questions - Thrombophob Ointment

Thrombophob gel is a novel form of heparin therapy used for topical application. The glass-clear drug is distinguished by its ability to penetrate pathologically altered tissue immediately upon application without leaving residues or decreasing the skin.

Its properties and mode of action are an efficacious therapy of thrombophlebitis occurring close to the skin and of other superficial inflammations. It helps strengthen and support the connective tissues so that scar tissue becomes soft and regains elasticity and strength.

Heparin also has an antiphlogistic and anti-exudative effect which help reduce pain and promote tissue metabolism and the process of healing. There is no evidence for use of Thrombophob after the vaccination. Consult your healthcare provider or doctor for use of Thrombophob.

1. Thrombophob gel URL: Accessed November 27, 2017.
2. FDA Heparin Sodium Injection, USP URL: Accessed November 27, 2017.
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Thrombophob Ointment - Packages and Strengths

Thrombophob Ointment is available in the following packages and strengths
Thrombophob Ointment - Packages: 20GM Ointment, 18GM Ointment
Thrombophob Ointment - Strengths: 20Gm

Thrombophob Ointment - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Thrombophob Ointment - Demographic Information


  1. Avinash Supe, B.M. Subnis, M. Rajeev Rao, Vasantray H. Panchal, R. J. Lakhani, Bhavin Mehtalia, Sanjay Kumar H. Maroo, Ketan R. Patel, Rakesh U. Ojha and Dixit D. Patel NOVEL TOPICAL QUICK PENETRATING SOLUTION OF HEPARIN IN MANAGEMENT OF SUPERFICIAL THROMBOPHLEBITIS: RESULTS OF RANDOMIZED ACTIVE CONTROLLED TRIAL - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
  2. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
  3. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  4. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  5. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
  6. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  7. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  10. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  11. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  12. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  13. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  14. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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