Glycerin 72% is used as a sclerosant to help remove small veins.
What Is Glycerin 72% Prescribed For?
Glycerin 72%, when injected into small veins by a trained professional can collapse the veins so they can be reabsorbed and disappear.
Glycerin is often used when sclerosing veins of 0.2 to 0.4 mm in diameter. It is regarded as being safe, effective and having less side effects than other sclerosants.
Dosage, Concentration, Route of Administration
- Dosage: dependent on the diameter of the vein being treated
- Concentration: 72%
- Route of Administration: IV
Irritation and redness at injection site may occur. Allergic reactions are rare.
Store at controlled room temperature. Protect from light.
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