Sclerosing

Drugs of this group are used for sclerotherapy for varicose veins, hemorrhoids, telangiectasias, etc. Initially, various chemical compounds were used for this purpose: 5% phenol solution, carbolic acid, metal chlorides and perchlorides. Currently, polidocanol and sodium tetradecyl sulfate are prescribed for sclerotherapy. Both compounds are detergents and have surfactant properties. When administered intravenously, they damage…

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