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Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension

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Composition for Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension

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Primary uses of Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension

Primary biliary cirrhosis, Gallbladder stones
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Medicine Overview of Hepatinic Suspension

Uses of Hepatinic Suspension

Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension is used for primary biliary cirrhosis and gallbladder stones.

Hepatinic Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effects of Hepatinic are Nausea, Rash, Hair loss, Itching, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use Hepatinic Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Hepatinic Suspension works

Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension is a hepatoprotective medication. It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol in the blood and helps dissolve gall bladder stones that are composed mainly of cholesterol. It also improves liver enzymes, protects liver cells from injury due to toxic bile acids, and improves liver function.

In Depth Information on Hepatinic Suspension

Expert advice for Hepatinic Suspension

  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension helps the liver perform its normal function.
  • It should preferably be taken after meals. One of the doses should always be taken after your evening meal.
  • Do not take antacids that contain aluminum while you are taking Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension as this decreases the amount of Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension absorbed by your body.
  • Do not take Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Hepatinic Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Hepatinic Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Hepatinic Suspension?uses

If you miss a dose of Hepatinic 125 mg/5ml Suspension, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Hepatinic Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Ursodeoxycholic Acid / Ursodiol

Q. What is Hepatinic?
Hepatinic 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 Hepatinic safe?
Hepatinic is generally well tolerated and safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your physician/ doctor.
Q. How does Hepatinic work for primary biliary cirrhosis?
Hepatinic 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 Hepatinic cause weight gain/ weight loss?
No effect of Hepatinic 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. How does Hepatinic works for primary biliary cirrhosis/obstructive cholestasis?
Hepatinic works by decreasing the production of cholesterol and by dissolving the cholesterol in bile so that it cannot form stones.
Q. Is Hepatinic effective for the treatment of gall stones?
Yes, Hepatinic is effective for the treatment of radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder.
Q. What is Hepatinic used for?
Hepatinic is used for dissolving radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder and for the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis.
Q. How does Hepatinic work in obstetric cholestasis?
Hepatinic helps in improving pruritus and liver function in women with obstetric cholestasis. Always consult your physician before taking Hepatinic as there is limited data available on the use of Hepatinic during pregnancy. This must not be used during pregnancy unless clearly indicated.
Q. What does Hepatinic do?
Hepatinic decreases the production of cholesterol and dissolves the cholesterol in bile so that it does not form gallstones.
Q. Is Hepatinic a steroid?
No, Hepatinic is not a steroid.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Hepatinic with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Hepatinic with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
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