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Nutritional venoactive supplements in clinical practice in patients with chronic venous insufficiency

Damian Ziaja
Chirurgia Polska 2014;16(1):1-5.

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Vol 16, No 1 (2014)
Review articles
Published online: 2014-11-13

Abstract

The supplement of dietary according to many definitions and explanations is a product designed to complement the deficiency of a normal diet. In accordance with applicable laws and regulations, these preparations approved for distribution in Polish Republic must have been complied with the relevant standards and meet certain requirements. Nowadays, with the development of pharmacology and broadening of knowledge, the term “dietary supplement” ceases to be just seen as something that has to make up the shortfall. Increasingly these products have become an indispensable element in the treatment process on an equal footing are used in therapy or even replace the previously used drugs. Such a formulation is the product sold under the form of capsules for convenient application. The form of the capsule not only improves the quality of the reception, but also reduces the absorption time in the gastrointestinal tract. The supplement consists of: an extract of butcher’s broom (Ruscus aculeatus), hesperidin and L-ascorbic acid. This formulation exhibits antioxidant activity, seals the inner membrane blood vessel; anti-inflammatory and immunostimulatory. But the main effect is to improve the tonus of venous vessel wall and the efficiency of the venous valves. Therefore that product, works in the treatment of chronic venous disease.

Abstract

The supplement of dietary according to many definitions and explanations is a product designed to complement the deficiency of a normal diet. In accordance with applicable laws and regulations, these preparations approved for distribution in Polish Republic must have been complied with the relevant standards and meet certain requirements. Nowadays, with the development of pharmacology and broadening of knowledge, the term “dietary supplement” ceases to be just seen as something that has to make up the shortfall. Increasingly these products have become an indispensable element in the treatment process on an equal footing are used in therapy or even replace the previously used drugs. Such a formulation is the product sold under the form of capsules for convenient application. The form of the capsule not only improves the quality of the reception, but also reduces the absorption time in the gastrointestinal tract. The supplement consists of: an extract of butcher’s broom (Ruscus aculeatus), hesperidin and L-ascorbic acid. This formulation exhibits antioxidant activity, seals the inner membrane blood vessel; anti-inflammatory and immunostimulatory. But the main effect is to improve the tonus of venous vessel wall and the efficiency of the venous valves. Therefore that product, works in the treatment of chronic venous disease.

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Keywords

dietary supplement, chronic venous insufficiency, chronic venous disease, venoactive drug, flavonoids

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Title

Nutritional venoactive supplements in clinical practice in patients with chronic venous insufficiency

Journal

Chirurgia Polska (Polish Surgery)

Issue

Vol 16, No 1 (2014)

Pages

1-5

Published online

2014-11-13

Bibliographic record

Chirurgia Polska 2014;16(1):1-5.

Keywords

dietary supplement
chronic venous insufficiency
chronic venous disease
venoactive drug
flavonoids

Authors

Damian Ziaja

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