Generic Name

Polidocanol

Brand Names
Asclera, Varithena
FDA approval date: June 01, 2010
Classification: Sclerosing Agent
Form: Injection, Kit

What is Asclera (Polidocanol)?

Asclera ® is indicated to sclerose uncomplicated spider veins and uncomplicated reticular veins in the lower extremity. Asclera has not been studied in varicose veins more than 3 mm in diameter. Asclera is a sclerosing agent indicated to sclerose uncomplicated spider veins and uncomplicated reticular veins in the lower extremity. Asclera has not been studied in varicose veins more than 3mm in diameter.

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