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Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 3, 2023.

What are other common names?

  • 3',5,7-trihydroxy-4'-methoxyflavone-7-rhamnoglucoside
  • 3′,5,7-trihydroxy-4-methoxyflavone-7-rutinoside
  • Bioflavonoid
  • Bioflavonoid Complex
  • Bioflavonoid Concentrate
  • Bioflavonoid Extract
  • Bioflavonoïde
  • Bioflavonoïde d'Agrume
  • Bioflavonoïdes d'Agrumes
  • Citrus Bioflavones
  • Citrus Bioflavonoid
  • Citrus Bioflavonoid Extract
  • Citrus Bioflavonoids
  • Citrus Flavones
  • Citrus Flavonoids
  • Complexe de Bioflavonoïde
  • Concentré de Bioflavonoïde
  • Diosmetin
  • Diosmetin 7-O-rutinoside
  • Diosmina
  • Diosmine
  • Hemisynthetic diosmin
  • Non-micronized Diosmin

What is this product used for?

Diosmin may help people who have problems with swollen veins, especially in their legs. It may help with itching and bleeding caused by hemorrhoids.

What are the precautions when taking this product?

  • Always check with your doctor before you use a natural product. Some products may not mix well with drugs or other natural products.

  • Do not use this product if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant soon. Use birth control you can trust while taking this product.

  • Do not use this product if you are breastfeeding.

  • Be sure to tell you doctor that you take this product if you are scheduled for surgery or tests.

  • Do not apply diosmin gel products to skin that is inflamed, irritated, or injured. Also, do no apply to any moist, mucous skin such as in your mouth.

  • Take extra care if you are taking drugs to help with swelling or inflammation. These are drugs like nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), aspirin, diclofenac, ibuprofen, or naproxen.

  • Take extra care if you are taking the drug chlorzoxazone. Diosmin may increase the risk of side effects of this drug.

  • Take extra care if you are taking the drug fexofenadine. Diosmin may increase the risk of side effects of this drug.

  • Take extra care and check with your doctor if you have:

    • Heart problems

    • Red blood cell or bleeding problems

What should I watch for?

  • Hives and itching

  • Belly pain and cramps

  • Heartburn

  • Upset stomach

  • Loose stools or constipation

  • Dizziness

When do I need to call the doctor?

  • Signs of a very bad reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Go to the ER right away.

  • Signs of very bad blood flow. These include muscle aches or pains all over your body; very bad headaches.

  • Signs of abnormal heart rate. These include fast or slow pulse, dizziness, throwing up, chest pain, or heavy sweating.

  • Signs of a red blood cell problem like lack of color or pale skin, belly pain, feeling tired, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes, fever, dizziness.

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