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Livolin S Capsule

Manufacturer: M D C Pharmaceuticals P Ltd
Medicine composition: Silymarin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Livolin S Capsule helps in treating hepatic dysfunction. It can also be used as a supplementary medication for treating chronic inflammatory diseases such as cirrhosis liver toxicity and liver damage.

The side effects that are associated with using this medication are rare. Some very minor allergic reactions include diarrhea, bloated feeling, skin rash, stomach pain, dizziness and itchiness. However, remember to immediately consult your doctor if you experience any side effect that persists or causes any discomfort.

Before using this medication notify your doctor if you have or are:

  • Allergic to any food or syrup or substance
  • The patient is below 18 years of age
  • Any hormonal disorders
  • Taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs
  • Pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby.

The dosage for this medication should be ideally prescribed by your supervising physician based on your age, overall medical history and current condition.

Remember, not to skip missed dose. You may only skip missed dose if it is the time for your next scheduled dose. In case of overdose, immediately consult your doctor.

This medication is helpful against the following conditions

This medication causes side effects such as

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    No information is available on the use of Livolin S Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Livolin S Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is limited information available on the use of Livolin S Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is limited information available on the use of Livolin S Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The time duration for which effect of this medicine will remain active in the body is not clinically established.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The time required to produce its action in the body is yet to be determined.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult a doctor in case of overdose.

This capsule has hepatoprotective functions and protects the liver against free radicals from toxins by forming a complex that prevents the entry of toxins into the liver cells.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe side effects such as dizziness, difficulty in concentration, impaired judgment, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Concomitant use of this medicine along with Alprazolam, Lovastatin, Diazepam and Ketoconazole to avoid adverse reaction which may occur.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Patients suffering from heart disease, diabetes, hypokalemia, seizure disorders and kidney disease should use some other safer alternative.

Ques: What is Livolin s capsule?

Ans: Livolin S is a medication which has Silymarin as an active factor present in it.

Ques: What is the use of Livolin s capsule?

Ans: It is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like Gall bladder disorders, Improved liver function and High blood sugar.

Ques: What are the side effects of Livolin s capsule?

Ans: Some side effects of Livolin capsule are Gastrointestinal disturbance, Mild allergic reactions, Urticaria, Nausea, Headache, Joint pain, Itching and Gastroenteritis.

Ques: Does silymarin cause low cholesterol level, diarrhea, lower bilirubin?

Ans: Diarrhea is the common side effect of this medication. No clinically observable effect on cholesterol and bilirubin has been reported. The patient should consult a doctor regarding possible side effects.

Ques: How long do I need to use livolin s capsule before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use livolin s capsule?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from person to person.

Ques: Should I use livolin s capsule empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken with the food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of livolin s capsule?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light.
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About Livolin S Capsule
What are the uses of Livolin S Capsule
What are the contraindications of Livolin S Capsule ?
What are the side effects of Livolin S Capsule ?
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What are the dosage instructions?
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What are the interactions of Livolin S Capsule ?
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