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Composition for LIMARIN

Silymarin(70 mg)

food interaction for LIMARIN

alcohol interaction for LIMARIN

pregnancy interaction for LIMARIN

lactation interaction for LIMARIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Limarin 70 capsule with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Limarin 70 capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LIMARIN

Silymarin(70 mg)

Uses

Limarin 70 capsule is used in the treatment of pain.

How it works

Limarin 70 capsule 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.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain

SUBSTITUTES for LIMARIN

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Expert advice for LIMARIN

Do not start or continue silymarin and consult your doctor:
  • 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 LIMARIN

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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Content on this page was last updated on 25 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)