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Hepastar 150mg Tablet

Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Hepastar 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of liver disease. It protects the liver from harmful chemical substances and improves the functioning of the liver.

Hepastar 150mg Tablet is to be taken in dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. You can take it with or without food. You must take the medicine regularly at a fixed time each day to get the maximum benefit from it. Taking more than recommended doses of this medicine may have harmful effects on your health. The course of the treatment must be completed for better efficacy.

This medicine is generally well tolerated with little or no side effects. However, if you experience any symptoms which you think are due to the medicine, inform your doctor. If you experience any kind of allergic reactions (severe rashes, difficulty in swallowing, shortness of breath, swelling, etc.), you must call for immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney disease. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctors before taking it. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. During the treatment, your doctor may advise regular blood tests to monitor blood creatinine and blood/urine urea levels.

Uses of Hepastar Tablet

  • Liver disease

Benefits of Hepastar Tablet

In Liver disease

Hepastar 150mg Tablet protects the liver from damage against harmful chemicals known as free radicals, thereby improving overall health of the liver. This helps the liver to perform its normal functions. To make the medicine more effective and for general health benefits, stop smoking, maintain a healthy weight, and do not drink too much alcohol.

Side effects of Hepastar Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Hepastar

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Hepastar Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Hepastar 150mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Hepastar Tablet works

Hepastar 150mg Tablet is a combination of two amino acids which works by protecting the liver from harmful chemical substances (free radicals), thus preventing liver damage.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Hepastar 150mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Hepastar 150mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Hepastar 150mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Hepastar 150mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Hepastar 150mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Hepastar 150mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • When taking L-ornithine l-aspartate from sachet, always dissolve in a glass of water, juice or tea and take along with a meal or after it.
  • When taking L-ornithine l-aspartate as infusion, your doctor will adjust the infusion rate if liver function is substantially impaired to prevent nausea and vomiting.
  • You will be regularly monitored for blood creatinine and blood/urine urea levels.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to L-ornithine l-aspartate or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not given to patient with severe kidney dysfunction.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Amino acids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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i m ill from thyroid and taking 150mg tablet. could u tell me about my disease and what should not be eaten ?
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Please elaborate your symptoms, history, treatment and investigations done.
Fatty liver disease with enlarged liver
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take cytozen capsule twice, lavanbhasksr churan half spoon twice
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FAQs

Q. Is it ok to take alcohol when taking Hepastar 150mg Tablet?

No, it is not recommended to take alcohol when on Hepastar 150mg Tablet. It is a medicine given in cases of liver failure. Although, there are no reported interaction. Still, in cases of liver failure, alcohol should be avoided as it could worsen your complication of liver disease.

Q. What is Hepastar 150mg Tablet?

Hepastar 150mg Tablet is made up of two amino acids. It is most commonly used in cases of liver diseases in order to prevent it from abnormal brain function called hepatic encephalopathy.

Q. Is it safe to give Hepastar 150mg Tablet to pregnant or lactating women?

Hepastar 150mg Tablet is not recommended for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. It is advised that if your doctor prescribes you this medicine then you must discuss all the risks and benefits associated with this medicine.

Q. What is the use of Hepastar 150mg Tablet in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy (HE)?

Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a brain disorder which occurs in patients with liver failure. In liver failure, there is increased bacterial growth in the intestine which leads to an accumulation of ammonia in blood. This deteriorating condition of the liver starts affecting the functioning of the brain, causing Hepatic encephalopathy. Hepastar 150mg Tablet works by detoxifying the ammonia from the blood, hence decreasing the free ammonia from the body. This, as a result, helps decrease the abnormal functioning of the brain caused due to liver failure.

Q. How is Hepastar 150mg Tablet given?

Hepastar 150mg Tablet can be given orally, with or without food. Your doctor will suggest the appropriate dose depending on the patient’s health condition and severity of the disease.

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References

  1. Goh ET, Stokes CS, Sidhu SS, et al. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2018;5. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of Origin: India

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