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Higado LS 150mg/500mg Capsule

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

Introduction

Higado LS 150mg/500mg Capsule is a combination medicine used in the treatment of fatty liver disease. It is the prescription medicine works by improving the functioning of the liver.

Higado LS 150mg/500mg Capsule is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, and increased saliva production. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Higado Capsule

Side effects of Higado Capsule

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 Higado

  • Nausea
  • Increased saliva production

How to use Higado Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Higado LS 150mg/500mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Higado Capsule works

Higado LS 150mg/500mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Silymarin and Lecithin. Silymarin is an antioxidant which protects the liver from harmful chemical substances (free radicals). Lecithin prevents fats from accumulating in the liver. It also serves as an important source of the nutrient choline which helps the liver to function properly.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Higado LS 150mg/500mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Higado LS 150mg/500mg Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Higado LS 150mg/500mg Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Higado LS 150mg/500mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Higado LS 150mg/500mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Higado LS 150mg/500mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

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Patient Concerns

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Fatty liver disease with enlarged liver
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take cytozen capsule twice, lavanbhasksr churan half spoon twice
Liver disease due to fatty liver
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Hi kindly share your reports
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References

  1. MedIndia. Silymarin. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Silymarin. [Accessed 15 Apr.. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Lecithin. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Silymarin. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. PubChem. Lecithin. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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