food interaction for HIGADO LS
alcohol interaction for HIGADO LS
pregnancy interaction for HIGADO LS
lactation interaction for HIGADO LS
SALT INFORMATION for HIGADO LS
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for HIGADO LSNo substitutes found
- Dr. M. K. SinghMBBS, MD
- Dr. Sushila KatariaMBBS, MD, Diploma
- Dr. Joy ChakrabortyMBBS, MD
- Dr. P. R. AryanMBBS, Diploma
- Dr. Kartavya ShahMBBS, DNB
Expert advice for HIGADO LS
- If you have diabetes.
- If you have liver cirrhosis.
- If you have Hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids.
Frequently asked questions for HIGADO LS
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.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
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.