Higado LS 150 mg/500 mg Capsule

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Composition for Higado LS 150 mg/500 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Higado LS 150 mg/500 mg Capsule

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Uses of Silymarin

Silymarin is used in the treatment of Cholestatic liver diseases, Alcoholic fatty liver disease and Non-alcoholic fatty liver.
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Side effects of Silymarin

Common

Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain, Stomach upset, Back pain, Hair loss, Dizziness, Abdominal pain, Itching, Rash.

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How to use Silymarin

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.

How Higado LS 150 mg/500 mg Capsule 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..
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Uses of Lecithin

Lecithin is used in Nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of Lecithin

Common

Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Stomach pain.

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How to use Lecithin

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.

How Higado LS 150 mg/500 mg Capsule works

Lecithin or phosphatidylcholine is a type of lipid (phospholipid) naturally found in the body and plays important roles in maintenance of cell membrane (outer protective covering of cells) which is essential for several biological processes. As a health supplement, lecithin is known to lower blood levels of cholesterol by aiding its removal; protect the liver from toxins and infections (hepatoprotective) and protect the nervous stem by nourishing the cell membrane..

In Depth Information on Higado LS 150 mg/500 mg Capsule

Expert advice for Silymarin

  • 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.

Expert advice for Lecithin

  • Do consult your doctor before taking lecithin, if you have malabsorption (poor absorption of nutrients across the digestive tract into blood circulation) problems. You may develop loose motions (diarrhea) or excess fats in feces (steatorrhea).
  • Use of lecithin in children should strictly be under medical supervision.
  • Lecithin supplements are usually meant to be taken three times daily with meals.
  • Do consult your doctor before using lecithin, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Higado LS 150 mg/500 mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Higado LS 150 mg/500 mg Capsule should be used with caution
during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Higado LS 150 mg/500 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Higado
LS 150 mg/500 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Higado LS 150 mg/500 mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Silymarin

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.
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Frequently asked questions for Lecithin

Q. Is Lecithin vegetarian/vegan/halal/gluten free?
Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand regarding source and other additives before use
Q. Is Lecithin safe/bad for you?
Lecithin is a type of lipid or fat (phospholipid) that offers several health benefits. In the form of a supplement it is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Lecithin a protein?
No. Lecithin is a type of lipid or fat (phospholipid) that offers several health benefits
Q. Is Lecithin soy?
Soy or soybean is a major source of Lecithin
Q. Can I take lecithin with fish oil/ thyroxin/ antibiotics/ statins/ blood pressure tablets/ simvastatin?
Yes.There are no known major interactions of lecithin with fish oil, thyroxin, commonly used antibiotics or blood pressure medicines and statins including simvastatin
Q. Does Lecithin help lose weight?
It may be beneficial in reducing body weight. Lecithin is usually used as a part of a regimen that includes diet, exercise and other medications
Q. Reduce cholesterol?
Lecithin is used to aid treatment of lowering blood cholesterol
Q. Does Lecithin lower blood pressure/thin blood/burn fat/decrease milk supply?
Lecithin has no known effect on lowering blood pressure or changing the fluidity of blood. It does not ‘burn fat' (increase metabolism that helps lower fat).It reduces fat through a different mechanism. Lecithin has no known effect on production or release of breast milk
Q. Does Lecithin cause gas/ acne?
No.Causing gas and acne are not among the possible side effects of Lecithin
Q. Does Lecithin help with memory?
Lecithin has shown positive effects on memory in patients with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
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