Proper Use

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

It is important to have a preinjection evaluation.

It is important to give slow injections with a small amount (not over 2 milliliters) of sodium tetradecyl sulfate solution.


The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For injection dosage form:
    • For varicose veins:
      • Adults—0.5 to 2 milliliters injected into the vein, depending on the size and degree of varicosity.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.