Tetradecyl hydrogen sulfate (ester)

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Scientific Name: Tetradecyl hydrogen sulfate (ester)
Brand Name: Sotradecol
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action When injected directly into a vein, sodium tetradecyl sulfate causes intimal inflammation and venous thrombus formation, which then results in occlusion of the vein. Following this sequence of events, fibrous tissue forms and causes partial to complete obliteration of the vein, which may be temporary or permanent. An important role of this drug, as well as other sclerosing agents, is to control active hemorrhage and encourage hemostasis. This may be due to the esophageal and vascular smooth muscle spasm induced by the sclerosing agent
Description of the Drug: Tetradecyl hydrogen sulfate (ester) is an anionic surfactant used to treat small uncomplicated varicose veins.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB11328