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Condition: Enlarged Superficial Veins
6/16/2011 4:34:32 PM

Reviewer: itchy, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It worked great on my superficial big green veins but within days of having the treatment I broke out in hives all over and it is just getting worse as the drug continues to get released in my body as veins dissolve. Being treated with antihistimes and cortisone cream, doctor says it will take weeks to be rid of hives

Condition: Enlarged Superficial Veins
10/1/2010 5:04:21 PM

Reviewer: female patient, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I received treatment for tortuous veins of the hand. Since treatment I cannot sleep and have migraines, and mood swings. I cannot find research data that shows how this drug affects the central circulation or CNS. I would never recommend this treatment for hand veins.

Condition: Enlarged Superficial Veins
9/20/2010 12:24:09 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Enlarged Superficial Veins
2/13/2010 11:02:04 AM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Since receiving multiple injections on both legs at one time using this drug only, I have had difficulty sleeping. The night I had the injections I did not sleep at all and since then have difficulty getting and staying asleep.

Condition: Enlarged Superficial Veins
2/22/2008 6:14:05 PM

Reviewer: farre_j, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This drug has been very effective in the treatment of varicose veins.

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