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Reheptin Tablet

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharma Ltd
Medicine composition: Metadoxine, Silymarin, L-Ornithine L-Aspartate, Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine), Folic Acid
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 11, 2019

This medication is composed of metadoxine, silymarin, L-ornithine L-aspartate, vitamin B6 and folic acid. It is used in the treatment of long-term and severe alcohol intoxication. This tablet works by accelerating the clearance of alcohol from the blood. It also controls the levels of various hepatic enzymes.

On using this medicine, you may experience side effects such as diarrhoea, skin rash, drowsiness and numbness. If the effects do not go away even after a few days, visit your doctor for medical help.

Before starting the course of treatment, discuss with your doctor if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs. Exercise caution if you are pregnant or breastfeeding a baby.

This medication can be used in below-mentioned conditions

Here are some possible side effects of this medication

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    The tablet may cause symptoms such as nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Please consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding a baby, before using the medication.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • 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 medication decreases that activity of GABA transaminase enzyme. It protects the liver against free radicals from toxins by forming a complex that prevents the entry of toxins into the liver cells.

Ques: What is Reheptin tablet?

Ans: Reheptin is a medication which has folic acid, metadoxine, pyridoxine and silymarin as active elements present in it.

Ques: What is the use of Reheptin tablet?

Ans: The tablet is used for treating liver damage due to alcoholism.

Ques: What are the side effects of Reheptin tablet?

Ans: Reheptin tablet cause side effects such as stomach pain, indigestion, drowsiness, loose motion, nausea, irritability, numbness, headache, etc.

Ques: Can Reheptin Tablet be used for alcoholic fatty liver and liver damage due to alcoholism?

Ans: Yes, the tablet can be used to treat conditions such as the alcoholic fatty liver and liver damage due to alcoholism.

Ques: How long do I need to use reheptin tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 week to 1 month, before noticing an improvement in the condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use reheptin tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact is around 12 to 24 hours.

Ques: Should I use reheptin tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The action of salts involved in this medication does not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of reheptin tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light.
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About Reheptin Tablet
What are the uses of Reheptin Tablet
What are the contraindications of Reheptin Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Reheptin Tablet ?
Key highlights of Reheptin Tablet
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
FAQs about Reheptin Tablet