Hemorrhoids are dilated veins located in the wall of the rectum and anus, and occur whenthe veins in the rectum or anus become enlarged.Both internal and external hemorrhoids can occur. Internal hemorrhoids are located above the boundary between the rectum and anus (anorectal junction). While external hemorrhoids form below the anorectal junction. Both may remain in the anus or protrude outside.
Diabetic retinopathy is retinopathy (damage to the retina) caused by complications of diabetes mellitus, which can eventually lead to blindness. It is estimated that more than 30% diabetics are affected by Diabetic Retinopathy. Diabetic Retinopathy is the leading cause of vision loss in adults of working age (20 to 65 years) in industrialized countries.
Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) is a condition caused by weak, worn or damaged valves in the veins of the legs. If these valves do not close properly, the blood flows back, enters smaller veins and accumulates in the leg tissues, causing swelling, also called oedema. There is also a decreased delivery of oxygen to the leg tissues, leading to suffering of the cells with inflammation and pain.
Doxium® 500 contains calcium dobesilate as active principle. It acts by normalizing the resistance and permeability of the vascular wall of capillaries and improves venous blood flow.
Doxium® 500 improves blood flow disorders in retinal vessels in case of diabetic retinopathy, as well as in skin diseases linked to chronic venous diseases and hemorrhoids.