Advise the patient to wear compression stockings or support hose on the treated legs continuously for 2 to 3 days and for 2 to 3 weeks during the daytime. Compression stockings or support hose should be thigh or knee high depending upon the area treated in order to provide adequate coverage.
Advise the patient to walk for 15 to 20 minutes immediately after the procedure and daily for the next few days.
For two to three days following treatment, advise the patient to avoid heavy exercise, sunbathing, long plane flights, and hot baths or sauna.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/16/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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