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Phlebitis-Pak® - 60 capsules - 28 day supply pack (enough for 2 courses of treatment)
This product is so popular, successful and effective that we have increased the # of capsules to 60 (from 30) at no additional cost to the consumer. It can be stored and potentially used when you develop another episode of phlebitis in the future. Each course of treatment is 2 weeks or 28 capsules.
Phlebitis means inflammation of a vein. Phleb means vein and itis means inflammation. A blood clot that causes inflammation is called thrombophlebitis, which could be from a superficial vein underneath the skin or a deep vein. Deep vein thrombosis is a more ominous condition that needs to be treated with blood thinners. In either case, a physician should supervise the care of patients with superficial or deep vein clots with associated phlebitis.
Superficial phlebitis typically has a benign course but is associated with significant pain and discomfort. The associated inflammation can be painful to the touch and can cause pigmentation of the overlying skin. Superficial phlebitis is often treated with anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen ,Motrin® , and Advil®. NSAIDs are often not enough to help alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with superficial thrombophlebitis or superficial vein phlebitis.
Phlebitis can also occur along branches of the great saphenous vein in the thigh, or along branches of the great saphenous vein below the knee or along branches of the short (or lesser) saphenous vein in the calf or posterior thigh (back of the thigh).
The formulation in Phlebitis-Pak® has been derived from treating a large number of patients in a busy clinical practice of phlebology, a board certified specialty of venous diseases, lymphatic diseases and venous surgery. The proprietary blend has been utilized extensively in 2 clinical practices, the Vein Treatment Center in Williamsville, Clarence and East Amherst, NY and the Santa Monica Vein Center. Now, it is available to all patients. It is a non prescription product which is physician formulated and used extensively at two National Centers of Excellence for Venous Disorders.
Thermal imaging of chronic phlebitis in the lower extremities - from www.VeinGuide.com
Features and Benefits
Phlebitis-Pak® has a proprietary formulation which utlizes a herbal constituent (Arnica Montana), a phytoceutical (pycnogenol) as well as a neutraceutical derived from pineapple stems (bromelain). Arnica Montana has thymol derivatives that are excellent in terms of their anti-inflammatory properties and have worked well in reducing inflammation associated with veins - such as in phlebitis. Bromelain is an anti-inflammatory agent and is used extensively for sports injury, trauma, arthritis and other kinds of tissue inflammation and swelling. Its main uses are treatment of athletic injuries, healing after surgeyr to minimize bruising. It is also used to treat phlebitis. Bromelain is an efficacious alternative to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID). Pycnogenol is an extract from the French maritime pine tree with excellent antioxidative properties. Pycnogenol in Phlebitis-PAK is used effectively in our practice to reduce the pigmentation of the skin that results from untreated phlebitis. Pycnogenol has procyanidins and bioflavonoids and has been touted as an excellent phytoceutical to combat a myriad of diseases in over 200 published scientific studies. Hence, it is an integral component in the formulation of Phlebitis-Pak®.
Often, patients cannot tolerate taking anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen, Motrin® and Advil® because of their adverse effects on the lining of the stomach, as they cause gastritis or worse, bleeding from the stomach lining. Phlebitis PAK® does not cause such problems and is gentle on the stomach lining. Only 1 in 430 patients in our series could not take this product because it caused indigestion.
Bromelain, Arnica Montana and Pycnogenol
Uberceuticals® formulas are proprietary, meaning that the herbs and minerals are compounded to our specifications and patented in a manner that cannot be used or duplicated by other companies or third party manufacturers. Other lesser brands may formulate products with similar ingredients, but the ratios of ingredients in our products are clinically tested and cannot be duplicated. Uberceuticals® is the Leader in Vein Care Science.
Other products that can be taken once Phlebitis is treated is the Veinamin products containing a proprietary blend of Aescin, Gotu kola and Bilberry. It is provided as Veinamin AM and Veinamin PM.
I was hesitant to get this product when it was recommended and therefore I paid the price by continuing to have the pain and missing time from work. When I had concerns in the middle of the night, I went back to the emergency room and paid a 150 dollar copay to be seen for more pain. I finally aquiesced and tried Phlebitis Pak and it helped treat the pain and discomfort within 48 hours. It was well worth it. Sometimes you gotta listen to the doctor and this seems to be one of those cases as phlebitis can be quite painful when it is not treated appropriately.
George P - Orchard Park, NY
I highly recommend Phlebitis-Pak®. I was seen at Immediate Care for phlebitis and they wanted me to take ibuprofen for phlebitis which did nothing for my pain and discomfort. I sought to be seen by a vein specialist (Dr. Karamanoukian) who prescribed Phlebitis-PAK® which took away this discomfort and helped the discoloration in the area. I was able to resume work as it provided significant pain relief.
Patrick M - West Seneca, NY
Phlebitis PAK helped reduce the pain that occured after I banged a big vein on my shin. The vein got hard, tender and startedt to change the color of the skin. 2 courses of treatment and my pain was gone, the vein became soft again and not lumpy. I couldn't be happier.
Samantha R - Los Angeles, CA
Phlebitis PAK® was recommended by my vein doctor here in Atlanta after I had 3 bouts of phlebitis and had so much pain and inflammation that I could not move or touch my leg. Within days I felt like all the pain and inflamed red areas in my leg went away. Phlebitis PAK® let me get back to work and it works wonders for me.
Sanford J - Atlanta, Georgia
I have suffered from phlebitis in the past and used ibuprofen alone. I recently had phlebitis and used Phlebitis-Pak® and had much less discomfort and also was able to work without aching and minimal pain. Also noticed that I had less pigmentation and brown discoloration over the vein once it healed. I love this product and recommend it highly.
Jennifer E - St Louis, MO
I just couldn't believe how quickly the pain and aching went away when I started Phlebitis PAK. Already in Immediate Care twice without relief. This thing allowed me to get back to my routine in 48 hours. Well worth it.
John S - East Amherst, NY
Phlebitis PAK® helped me get over my last bout of phlebitis. It was much more helpful than taking ibuprofen alone.
Stephanie L - Lockport, NY
I used the phlebitis-PAK after driving a bunch of hours without stopping - I developed hard red lumps in my thigh and the pain was intense. I used this product and it made my pain go away and accelerated the healing. I love Phlebitis PAK.
I have used this product for phlebitis. I was seen twice in the emergency room and they told me to take ibuprofen which did not help with the pain and tenderness. After 2 days, Phlebitis-Pak® got rid of the redness and discomfort in my leg and also helped with the discoloration in the area. It allowed me to return to work sooner.
Kelly D - Brentwood, CA
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