Silymarin 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.
Before using this medication, notify your doctor if:
- you are allergic to any food or medicine or substance
- the patient is below 18 years of age
- you have any hormonal disorders
- you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs
- you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Silymarin as ingredient
This medication 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.
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