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Frequently asked questions

Is Veno SL® 300 gluten-free?

Veno SL® 300 is gluten-free.

Does Veno SL® 300 contain lactose?

Veno SL® 300 is lactose-free.

What side effects are possible?

In very rare cases (less than 1 case in 10,000), allergic skin reactions, light gastrointestinal problems, flush (reddening of the face) or headaches can occur, which disappear quickly after ceasing to take the preparation.

Are there any contraindications or interactions with other medicines?

There are no interactions with other medicines known for Veno SL® 300. Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you take other medicines, have recently taken other medicines or plan to take other medicines, even if they are not prescription drugs.

How should Veno SL® 300 be taken?

Please swallow the capsules whole with plenty of liquid (e.g. a glass of water) during mealtimes or immediately afterwards. If not otherwise prescribed by the doctor, the recommended dose is:

Adults take 1 capsule 3 times per day. At the start of the treatment and if necessary, the dosage can be increased to 2 capsules 3 times per day. Veno SL® 300 is taken for several weeks or months, depending on the course of the disease. Your doctor will determine the exact duration of the treatment. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any further questions regarding taking this medicine.

What is Troxerutin?

Troxerutin is a semi-synthetic manufactured derivative of the natural substance rutoside. This flavonoid is present in many (even indigenous) plants, but is mainly extracted industrially from the Japanese Pagoda Tree, which is native to Japan and China. Troxerutin is transposed into an easily water-soluble substance by the hydroxyethylation of phenol groups. Troxerutin is reabsorbed by the gastrointestinal tract better than rutoside is.

What is Veno SL® 300 and for what is it used?

Veno SL® 300 is a medicine containing the active ingredient Troxerutin. Veno SL® 300 counteracts the formation of oedema (oedema protective agent), improves the fluidity of blood and is used as a supportive treatment for the accumulation of fluid in tissue (exudative processes) and for stabilising fine, increasingly brittle blood vessels (capillary fragility).

Where can I buy Veno SL® 300? Is it obtainable without a prescription?

Veno SL® 300 is an over-the-counter drug which is only available in a pharmacy.