Hepexa 150 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Hepexa Tablet

Hepexa 150 Tablet is used for primary biliary cirrhosis and gallbladder stones.

Hepexa Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Hair loss
  • Itching
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Hepexa 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. Hepexa 150 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Hepexa Tablet works

Hepexa 150 Tablet 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.

Hepexa Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Hepexa 150 Tablet 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
Hepexa 150 Tablet 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
Hepexa 150 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Hepexa 150 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Hepexa 150 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Hepexa Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Hepexa 150 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Hepexa with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine
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FAQs

Q. Is Hepexa safe?

Hepexa is generally well tolerated and safe if used in the prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your physician/doctor.

Q. What is Hepexa?

Hepexa 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. How does Hepexa work for primary biliary cirrhosis?

Hepexa treats primary biliary cirrhosis by decreasing the production of cholesterol and dissolving the cholesterol in bile so that it does not form stones.

Q. Does Hepexa cause weight gain?

No, the use of Hepexa does not affect the weight of the patient. However, please consult your doctor in case you experience weight gain or weight loss while taking this drug.

Q. Is Hepexa effective for the treatment of gallstones?

Yes, Hepexa is effective for the treatment of gallstones. In fact it is majorly used to treat gallstones.

Q. What does Hepexa do?

Hepexa decreases the production of cholesterol and dissolves the cholesterol in bile so that it does not form gallstones.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th Jul 2018.
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