Treatment of varicose veins and other vascular diseases requires starting as early as possible. There are drugs that are designed for this. Among them, the most popular are Venarus or Detralex. They have similar compositions and healing properties.
Both drugs have a venotonic effect, improve blood flow. But there are differences between them, which you definitely need to pay attention to.
Venarus is an angioprotectant venotonic drug. Form release - tablets in the shell. Contains 10 and 15 pieces in a blister. In the package of 30 or 60 units. The main medicinal substances are diosmin and hesperidin. 1 tablet contains 450 mg of the first and 50 mg of the second component.
Venarus is an angioprotectant venotonic drug.
Venarus increases the tone of the venous walls, reduces their extensibility, prevents the appearance of trophic ulcers, improves blood flow in the veins. In addition, the drug reduces capillary fragility, affects blood microcirculation and lymph flow.
The drug is removed from the body after 11 hours in the urine and feces.
Indications for use are as follows:
- venous insufficiency of the lower limbs, which is accompanied by trophic disorders, convulsions, pain syndrome, a feeling of heaviness;
- acute and chronic hemorrhoids (including exacerbation prevention).
Contraindications to the use of such:
- lactation period;
- hypersensitivity to the drug or its individual components.
Sometimes there are side effects:
- headaches, dizziness, cramps;
- diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain;
- chest pain, sore throat;
- skin rash, urticaria, itching, swelling, dermatitis.
The route of administration is oral. Take with meals 1-2 tablets per day, drinking plenty of water. The duration of the course is determined by the doctor depending on the severity of the disease, its form and the general condition of the patient. On average, treatment takes 3 months.
Detralex is a drug that improves blood flow in the veins. The drug is available in tablet form. Each capsule has a protective shell. The main active ingredients are diosmin and hesperidin. The tablet contains 450 mg of the first and 50 mg of the second substance. There are also auxiliary compounds. Tablets are available in blisters of 15 pieces.
The drug is intended for oral administration. The dosage and regimen is the same as that of Venarus.
Detralex has a beneficial effect on the blood flow in the veins and capillaries, tones their walls, strengthens and relieves swelling.
Indications for use are as follows:
- progressive form of varicose veins;
- heaviness and swelling of the legs, pain when walking;
- acute and chronic hemorrhoids.
As for side effects, they are as follows:
- dizziness, headaches, weakness;
- diarrhea, nausea, colic;
- skin rash, swelling of the face, itching.
Contraindications include breastfeeding, hemophilia, bleeding disorders, severe varicose veins with the formation of open wounds, ulcers. In addition, individual poor tolerance to the components of the drug is also taken into account.
Comparison of drugs
Venarus and Detralex have both similar and distinctive features. To choose the most suitable option, you must carefully examine them, determine the pros and cons.
Detraleks and Venarus are similar in terms of the following parameters:
- Composition. The main active substances in both drugs are diosmin and hesperidin, and their number is the same.
- Reception scheme. Both Detraleks and Venarus are supposed to take 1 tablet twice a day with meals. A course of treatment lasts from 3 months to a year.
- Contraindications. Both drugs are prohibited for allergic reactions to their active ingredients, as well as for breastfeeding and children.
- The possibility of admission during pregnancy.
- High efficacy in the treatment of varicose veins.
Both Detraleks and Venarus are supposed to take 1 tablet twice a day with meals. A course of treatment lasts from 3 months to a year.
What is the difference
The main differences between the drugs are as follows:
- Detralex contains diosmin in micronized form, so that it is more accessible to the human body.
- For the efficacy of Detralex, double-blind, randomized, evidence-based studies were performed.
- Side Effects: Detralex causes indigestion, and Venarus causes problems with the central nervous system.
All these differences also need to be considered when choosing a drug.
Packaging Detraleks with 30 tablets costs 700-900 rubles. The manufacturer is a French company.
Venarus domestic production. Packaging with 30 capsules costs about 500 rubles. Visible tangible difference. Venarus has a reasonable price, and the composition and properties of drugs are identical.
Venarus has a reasonable price, and the composition and properties of drugs are identical.
Which is better: Venarus or Detralex
Many believe that Venarus and Detralex are one and the same. But the last drug has a faster effect, so that it is more effective. This is due to the method of its production, although the compositions of both drugs are the same.
Detralex suction in the human body is more intense than that of its Russian counterpart, so that the therapeutic effect will come faster.
In diabetes mellitus, varicose veins develop in parallel with many. In this case, Detralex is prescribed as an ointment. The drug will remove stagnant processes, eliminate swelling, narrow veins. Venarus is prescribed in tablet form. This drug will enhance the effect of therapeutic ointments.
With varicose veins
Both drugs are used for varicose veins. The speed of impact differs. When using Venarus, improvements will be observed one month after the start of the course. Detralex works much faster.
As for the application, both drugs should be consumed with meals. The dosage of Venarus and Detralex is 1000 mg per day.
In the acute inflammatory process in the hemorrhoid, preference is given to detralex, since it acts quickly and can get rid of unpleasant symptoms in a short time.
In the acute inflammatory process in the hemorrhoidal site, preference is given to detralex.
If the process is chronic, not aggravated, then Venarus will do. His effect comes later, then the remedy is cheaper.
As for the dosage, while taking Venus for treatment of hemorrhoids, it is required to take 6 capsules in the first 4 days, and then reduce the number to 4 pieces for a further 3 days. If you take Detralex for hemorrhoids, then in the first 3 days, the dose is 4 capsules, and then 3 each for several days.
Can I replace Detralex Venus
Detraleks and Venarus are considered to be analogues, since they have the same compositions, therapeutic properties and regimens. One drug can replace the other, but not always possible.
It is better to choose Venarus if there are problems with the gastrointestinal tract and it is necessary to avoid side effects from the digestive system. If the patient is limited in means, and he was prescribed a long-term therapy, then it is also better to choose this drug, since he has an acceptable price.
Detralex is best not to replace Venarus if a short course of therapy is prescribed.
Detralex should not be replaced by Venarus in cases where the patient’s work is associated with increased concentration of attention (for example, driving). In this case, a foreign drug is preferable, as it causes less headaches, weakness. Even Detralex is better not to replace Venarus, if a short course of therapy is prescribed. The drug acts faster, so even with short treatment it is more effective.
If the doctor prescribed one of these two drugs, then you can not make a replacement for the other on their own.
Doctors phlebologists reviews
Lapin AE, Samara: "Detralex is the most effective drug from the group of venotonics. Optimal combination of quality and price. The use of Venarus also gives a good result, but not so fast. Therefore, I most often prescribe Detralex."
Smirnov SG, Moscow: "I believe that Detralex is preferable. The drug has proven itself in the treatment of venous insufficiency of varying severity. It is well tolerated by patients. But sometimes I also prescribe Venarus."
Patient reviews about Detralex and Venarus
Alina, 30 years old, Voronezh: “During pregnancy, varicose veins began to worsen. The doctor prescribed Detralex. She took him several months before giving birth. The condition improved much, the pain in her legs gradually began to pass. when the drug no longer helps, cross -ectomy is required. This is a surgical operation to bandage the great saphenous vein and all its branches, as the doctor said.
Elena, 29 years old, Ufa: “I took both Detralex and Venarus. I didn’t feel much difference - both are good. However, when taking the first drug, improvements appeared after 2 weeks from the start of therapy, and when taking the second medication - after 3 weeks. I accept Venarus, because I need to drink pills for a long time, but this option is cheaper. "