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Livarin 70mg Tablet

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

Introduction

Livarin 70mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat chronic (long standing) liver diseases, and a complication of liver disease known as cirrhosis of the liver. It works by protecting the liver from harmful chemical substance and also increases the alcohol elimination from blood and tissues.

Livarin 70mg Tablet should be taken with food. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for and your body weight. It is best-swallowed whole, but you may need to break them to get the correct dose. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to get the most benefit and you may have to take it for several months or longer, so try to get into a routine. Keep using it as prescribed even if your symptoms disappear.

The most common side effect is diarrhea. Some other side effects include nausea, stomach upset, stomach pain, rash, and hair loss. Not everyone gets side effects. If you are worried about them, or they do not go away, let your doctor know. If you have problems with diarrhea your doctor may reduce the dose or stop the treatment. Drink enough water or fluids to stay hydrated in case of severe diarrhea.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. Using this medicine can reduce or increase the effect of some other medicines so tell your doctor, all other medicines you are taking. Avoid drinking alcohol as it might increase side effects.

Uses of Livarin Tablet

  • Chronic liver disease
  • Cirrhosis of the liver

Benefits of Livarin Tablet

In Chronic liver disease

Livarin 70mg Tablet is used to treat chronic (long-standing) liver diseases and may be used alone or with other medicines. It protects the liver cells from toxins and helps the liver to perform its normal functions. Once you start this treatment, it is likely that you will be taking it for a long time. To make the medicine more effective and for general health benefits, stop smoking, maintain a healthy weight, and do not drink too much alcohol.

In Cirrhosis of the liver

Livarin 70mg Tablet belongs to a class of drugs known as hepatoprotectives. It protects the liver from damage against harmful chemicals known as free radicals, thereby improving the overall health of the liver. Take it in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Do not stop taking it even if your symptoms disappear. To make the medicine more effective and for general health benefits, stop smoking, maintain a healthy weight, and do not drink too much alcohol.

Side effects of Livarin Tablet

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 Livarin

  • Nausea
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Stomach pain
  • Upset stomach
  • Back pain
  • Hair loss
  • Dizziness
  • Itching
  • Rash

How to use Livarin 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. Livarin 70mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Livarin Tablet works

Livarin 70mg Tablet 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Livarin 70mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Livarin 70mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Livarin 70mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Livarin 70mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Livarin 70mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Livarin 70mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Livarin 70mg Tablet
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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Flavonoid
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Livarin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Apriace
MODERATE
Brand(s): Capotril, Aceten, Angiopril
MODERATE
Brand(s): Enatol, AB-Pril, Inopril
MODERATE
Brand(s): Fovas
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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Suffering from chronic liver parenchymal disease since last three months is it curable and what food habit will follow?
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Liver cirrhosis can not be cured. Cause of liver cirrhosis needs to be worked up as well as upper GI endoscopy to look for varies. Avoid alcohol & pain killers .
Suffering liver of the cirrhosis
Dr. Ankit Soni
Homeopathy
Please consult a Hepatologist for this You will require a physical examination by a doctor
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FAQs

Q. What is Livarin 70mg Tablet? What is it used for?

Livarin 70mg Tablet belongs to a class of medicines known as hepatoprotective medicines which means that they protect the liver. It is used to treat chronic (long-standing) liver diseases. It is also used to treat severe cases of liver disease known as cirrhosis of the liver. Livarin 70mg Tablet accelerates alcohol clearance from the blood and therefore also helps in the treatment of fatty liver due to alcoholism.

Q. How does Livarin 70mg Tablet work for the liver?

Livarin 70mg Tablet is obtained from milk thistle seed (Silybum marianum). Livarin 70mg Tablet works by increasing the process of alcohol elimination from blood and tissues. This provides faster recovery from alcohol intoxication and as a result protects the liver from damage against harmful chemicals known as free radicals. Thereby, it helps to improve overall health of the liver.

Q. How to use Livarin 70mg Tablet?

Livarin 70mg Tablet should be taken with food. Take it in the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Do not crush, break or chew the tablet, swallow it whole. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and your total body weight. It is advised to follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit of Livarin 70mg Tablet.

Q. What are the side effects of Livarin 70mg Tablet?

The most common side effects are nausea, upset stomach, loss of appetite, stomach or back pain, hair loss, dizziness, itching and diarrhea. However, these effects are not observed in every patient. If you are worried about them or they do not go away, inform your doctor. If you have problems with diarrhea your doctor may reduce the dose or stop the treatment. Drink enough water or fluids to stay hydrated in case of severe diarrhea.

Q. Can Livarin 70mg Tablet be used in pregnancy and lactation?

Livarin 70mg Tablet may not be safe to be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking Livarin 70mg Tablet if you are planning to conceive, pregnant or breastfeeding to prevent harmful effects on the baby.
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Silymarin. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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