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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
Last Updated: September 03, 2019

This capsule is used to treat hepatic dysfunction. It can also be used as supplementary medication for treating chronic inflammatory diseases such as cirrhosis liver toxicity and liver damage.

Side effects associated with this medication are rare. Some minor allergic reactions, diarrhea, bloated feeling, skin rash and itchiness may occur. However, if any of these side effects cause discomfort, contact your health care professional right away.

Before using this medication notify your doctor if you are allergic to any food or medicine. Avoid using this capsule if you have any hormonal disorders or you are taking any prescription drugs. Exercise caution if you are pregnant or breastfeeding a baby.

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

This medication is helpful against the following conditions

  • Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

  • Jaundice

  • Hepatitis (Viral Infection Of Liver)

  • Liver Inflammation

  • Liver Damage

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.
  • 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 Disease

    Disease

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

    Medicine

    The capsule may interact with atenolol, ketoconazole, propranolol, xylometazoline, etc.

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
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