food interaction for ACTIMARIN
alcohol interaction for ACTIMARIN
pregnancy interaction for ACTIMARIN
lactation interaction for ACTIMARIN
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Actimarin forte tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION FOR ACTIMARIN
Silymarin is used in the treatment of cholestatic liver diseases, alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver.
How it works
Silymarin is an active principle obtained from milk thistle seed (Silybum marianum) . It might protect liver cells from toxic chemicals and drugs. It also seems to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Milk thistle plant extract might enhance the effects of estrogen.
Common side effects
Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain, Stomach upset, Back pain, Hair loss, Dizziness, Abdominal pain, Itching, Rash
Ursodeoxycholic Acid is used in the treatment of cholestatic liver diseases, alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver.
How it works
Ursodeoxycholic acid is a bile acid, a substance naturally produced by the body that is stored in the gallbladder. It works by decreasing the production of cholesterol and by dissolving the cholesterol in bile so that it cannot form stones.
Common side effects
Nausea, Rash, Hair loss, Itching, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea
COMMON DOSAGE FOR ACTIMARIN FORTE TABLET
Patients taking ACTIMARIN FORTE TABLET
- 46%Twice A Day
- 46%Once A Day
- 8%Thrice A Day
SUBSTITUTES FOR ACTIMARIN
- UDIBON TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Micro Labs LtdRs. 39.30/tabletRs. 393pay 12% more per tablet
- URSOKEM PLUS 140 MG/300 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Alkem Laboratories LtdRs. 34.10/tabletRs. 341save 3% more per tablet
- ULYSES PLUS TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Lupin LtdRs. 30.95/tabletRs. 309.50save 12% more per tablet
- UDIPLUS 140 MG/300 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Pharmed LtdRs. 35.10/tabletRs. 351same price
- URDOHEP SL 140 MG/300 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt LtdRs. 27.39/tabletRs. 273.90save 22% more per tablet
Expert advice FOR ACTIMARIN
- Do not take antacids that contain aluminum while you are taking the Silymarin. This is because antacids decrease the amount of Silymarin absorbed by the body.
- Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
- Silymarin should be taken preferably after meals.
Frequently asked questions FOR ACTIMARIN
Q. Is silymarin/milk thistle safe?
Silymarin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is silymarin same as milk thistle?
Yes, silymarin is a compound obtained from milk thistle seed
Q. Is silymarin good for liver?
Silymarin acts as liver protectant and has been found to be effective for certain liver disease. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Is silymarin good for kidney?
It is good for kidney as found in some studie
Q. Is silymarin a flavonoidYes ,it contains a mixture of flavonolignans consisting of silibinin, isosilibinin, silicristin and silidianin.Is silymarin a blood thinner?
No, it acts as liver protectant
Q. Does silymarin protect liver?
Yes, silymarin acts as liver protectant
Q. Does silymarin cause low cholesterol level, diarrhea, lower bilirubin?
Diahhrea is the common side effect of silymarin. No clinically observable effect on cholesterol and bilirubin has been reported. Patient should follow doctor's advice regarding possible side effects
Q. Does silymarin have estrogen?
No, however it may acts like estrogen.
Q. What is ursodeoxycholic acid?
Ursodeoxycholic acid is a bile acid, a chemical substance present naturally in the body and it helps to control the amount of cholesterol in the blood. It is used to dissolve gallstones in a functioning gallbladder.
Q. Is ursodeoxycholic acid safe?
Ursodeoxycholic acid is generally well tolerated and safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your physician/ doctor.
Q. How does ursodeoxycholic acid work for primary biliary cirrhosis?
Ursodeoxycholic acid works for primary biliary cirrhosis by decreasing the production of cholesterol and by dissolving the cholesterol in bile so that it does not form stones.
Q. Does ursodeoxycholic acid cause weight gain/ weight loss?
No effect of ursodeoxycholic acid has been mentioned on the weight. Please consult your physician/ doctor in case you experience weight gain or weight loss while taking this drug.
Q. Is ursodeoxycholic acid safe during pregnancy?
Ursodeoxycholic acid should not be taken during pregnancy until recommended by your physician/ doctor.
Q. Is Ursodeoxycholic acid effective for the treatment of gall stones?
Yes, Ursodeoxycholic acid is effective for the treatment of radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder.
Q. What is ursodeoxycholic acid used for?
Ursodeoxycholic acid is used for dissolving radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder and for the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis.
Q. How does ursodeoxycholic acid work in obstetric cholestasis?
Ursodeoxycholic acid helps in improving pruritus and liver function in women with obstetric cholestasis. Always consult your physician before taking ursodeoxycholic acid as there is limited data available on the use of ursodeoxycholic acid during pregnancy. This must not be used during pregnancy unless clearly indicated.
Q. What does ursodeoxycholic acid do?
Ursodeoxycholic acid decreases the production of cholesterol and dissolves the cholesterol in bile so that it does not form gallstones.
Q. Is ursodeoxycholic acid a steroid?
No, ursodeoxycholic acid is not a steroid.
Q. Is ursodeoxycholic acid an antibiotic?
No, ursodeoxycholic acid is not an antibiotic.