Ethanolamine Oleate Pharmacology

Ethanolamine Oleate

About Ethanolamine Oleate
An amino alcohol, Sclerosing agent.
Mechanism of Action of Ethanolamine Oleate
The drug exerts it`s pharmacological action by acting as a sclerosing agent. Due to it`s irritant action it causes inflammation, coagulation, and ultimately fibrosis of the affected vein.
Pharmacokinets of Ethanolamine Oleate
Absorption: Administered intravenously in to affected vein.
Onset of Action for Ethanolamine Oleate
Duration of Action for Ethanolamine Oleate
Half Life of Ethanolamine Oleate
Side Effects of Ethanolamine Oleate
1. Pleural effusion
2. Esophageal ulcer
3. Esophageal stricture
4. Pneumonia
5. Pyrexia
6. Retrosternal pain
7. Anaphylactic reactions
8. Urticaria
9. Rash
10. Muscle cramp
11. Burning sensation.

Contra-indications of Ethanolamine Oleate
1. Hypersensitivity to the drug
2. Deep vein thrombosis in the region of a varicose veins
3. Acute superficial thrombophlebitis
4. Arterial diseases
5. Varicosities caused by tumors
6. Thyrotoxicosis
7. Tuberculosis
8. Neoplasms
9. In those who have inability to move or bedridden
10. Severe renal impairment
11. Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus
12. Severe cardiovascular diseases.

Special Precautions while taking Ethanolamine Oleate
1. Allergic reactions
2. Renal impairment
3. Cardiovascular disorders
4. Physicians familiar with this drug administration involve in the treatment for esophageal varices.

Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Ethanolamine Oleate
1. Varicose veins
2. Haemorrhoids
3. Fissure
Interactions for Ethanolamine Oleate
Typical Dosage for Ethanolamine Oleate
1.5 to 5ml divided in to 3 to 4 portions and administered as slow I.V. injection in to the affected vein. Repeated after weekly intervals.
Haemorrhoids: 0.5 to 1ml injected in to the lesion.
Maximum dose: 20ml/ treatment session.

Schedule of Ethanolamine Oleate
Storage Requirements for Ethanolamine Oleate
Store at 15 - 30 degree C in a tightly closed container.Protect from direct heat and light.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Ethanolamine Oleate
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose.Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Ethanolamine Oleate
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

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