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Morrhuate (Into a vein)

Morrhuate Sodium (MOR-ue-ate SOE-dee-um)

Treats primary varicosed (abnormally swollen) veins.

Brand Name(s):

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not be given this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to morrhuate (Scleromate®) or cod liver oil. You should not be given this medicine if you have artery disease, of if you have severe deep vein problems. You should not be given this medicine if your varicose veins are caused by tumors in your abdomen or pelvis. You should not be given this medicine if you have untreated diabetes, or if you have thyrotoxicosis (overactive thyroid). You should not be given this medicine if you have tuberculosis, or if you have asthma. You should not be given this medicine if you have a blood disorder or severe blood infection (sepsis). You should not be given this medicine if you have lung disease or skin disease, or if you have acute superficial thrombophlebitis (blood clot).

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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