Sodium Tetradecyl Pharmacology

Sodium Tetradecyl

About Sodium Tetradecyl
An anionic surfactant, Sclerosing Agent, Antivaricose therapy.
Mechanism of Action of Sodium Tetradecyl
The drug exerts it`s action by acting as a local sclerosing agent.
It is a surfactant and potent toxin for endothelial cells and so that it causes stripping endothelium over a considerable distance and exposing highly thrombogenic endothelium in the process. It creates a hypercoagulable state; inflammation, and produce thrombus. Thus occludes the injected vein and ultimately undergoes fibrosis.

Pharmacokinets of Sodium Tetradecyl
Absorption: Administered intravenously.
Onset of Action for Sodium Tetradecyl
Duration of Action for Sodium Tetradecyl
Half Life of Sodium Tetradecyl
Side Effects of Sodium Tetradecyl
1.Pain and ulceration at the site of injection
4.Necrosis in extravasations
5.Allergic manifestations
6.Anaphylactic shock
10.Pulmonary embolism
13.Chest pain
14.Fast heart beat
15.Swelling of face, lips, eyelids etc

Contra-indications of Sodium Tetradecyl
1.Hypersensitivity to the drug
2.Deep vein thrombosis in the region of a varicose veins
3.Acute superficial thrombophlebitis
4.Varicosities caused by tumors
5.Acute cellulitis
6.Phlebitis migrans
10.In those who have inability to move or bedridden
11.Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus
12.Acute respiratory diseases
14.Acute infection
16.Blood dyscrasias
17.Skin diseases
Special Precautions while taking Sodium Tetradecyl
1.In arterial diseases such as peripheral arteriosclerosis or thromboangiitis obliterans
2.Occurrence of embolism up to four weeks after injection
3.Possible development of deep vein thrombosis
4.Allergic reactions
5.Cardiovascular disorders
6.Physicians familiar with this drug administration involve in the treatment with this drug
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
May be used
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Sodium Tetradecyl
1.Small varicose veins of lower extremities
2.Oesophageal varices
Interactions for Sodium Tetradecyl
The physician must use judgement and evaluate any patient taking antiovulatory drugs prior to initiating treatment with sodium tetradecyl sulfate. Heparin should not be included in the same syringe as sodium tetradecyl sulfate since the two are incompatible.
Typical Dosage for Sodium Tetradecyl
A test dose of 0.5ml is given few hours prior to administration of larger dosage.
Slowly administer 1ml intravenously in to affected vein. If required increased to 2ml.
Administer 3% solution for large varices.
Maximum dose: 10ml/treartment session.

Schedule of Sodium Tetradecyl
Storage Requirements for Sodium Tetradecyl
Store at controlled room temperature at a range of 20 to 25 degree C.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Sodium Tetradecyl
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Sodium Tetradecyl
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

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