Diosmin is a type of plant chemical found mainly in citrus fruits. People use diosmin to make medicine.
Diosmin is used for treating various disorders of blood vessels including hemorrhoids, varicose veins, poor circulation in the legs (venous stasis), and bleeding (hemorrhage) in the eye or gums. It is also used to treat swelling of the arms (lymphedema) following breast cancer surgery, and to protect against liver toxicity. It is often taken in combination with hesperidin, another plant chemical.
How it works
Diosmin might help treat hemorrhoids by reducing swelling (inflammation), and restoring normal vein function.
Possibly EffectiveTreating hemorrhoids and preventing recurrence, when used in combination with hesperidinTreating leg ulcers caused by poor circulation, when used in combination with hesperidin
Diosmin is safe for most people when used short-term for up to three months. It can cause some side effects such as stomach and abdominal pain, diarrhea, and headache.Do not take diosmin for more than three months without medical supervision.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of diosmin duringpregnancyandbreast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.Dosing considerations for Diosmin.
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