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Liviguard 5mg Infusion

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Product introduction

Liviguard 5mg Infusion is a combination of amino acids that are used in the treatment of liver disease. It protects the liver from harmful chemical substances and improves the functioning of the liver.

Liviguard 5mg Infusion must be administered under the supervision of healthcare professionals. The course of the treatment should be completed for better results.

This medicine is well tolerated with little or no side effects. However, if you experience any symptoms which you think are due to the medicine, inform your doctor. If any kind of allergic reaction (severe rashes, difficulty in swallowing, shortness of breath, swelling, etc.) occurs, you must call for immediate medical help.

Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have any other medical conditions or are taking any other medications. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take it only if advised by the doctor. While taking the medicine, your doctor may advise regular blood tests to monitor blood creatinine and blood/urine urea levels.

Uses of Liviguard Infusion

  • Treatment of Liver disease

Benefits of Liviguard Infusion

In Treatment of Liver disease

Liviguard 5mg Infusion protects the liver from damage against harmful chemicals known as free radicals, thereby improving overall health of the liver. This helps the liver to perform its normal functions. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. 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 Liviguard Infusion

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 Liviguard

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Liviguard Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Liviguard Infusion works

Liviguard 5mg Infusion is a combination of two amino acids which works by protecting the liver from harmful chemical substances (free radicals), thus preventing liver damage.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Liviguard 5mg Infusion. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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Information regarding the use of Liviguard 5mg Infusion during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
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Information regarding the use of Liviguard 5mg Infusion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
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It is not known whether Liviguard 5mg Infusion alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Liviguard 5mg Infusion in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Liviguard 5mg Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Liviguard Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Liviguard 5mg Infusion, please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • You will be regularly monitored for blood creatinine and blood/urine urea levels.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
  • You will be regularly monitored for blood creatinine and blood/urine urea levels.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Amino acids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Amino acids

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FAQs

Q. Is it ok to take alcohol when taking Liviguard 5mg Infusion?

No, it is not recommended to take alcohol when on Liviguard 5mg Infusion. It is a medicine given in cases of liver failure. Although, there are no reported interaction. Still, in cases of liver failure, alcohol should be avoided as it could worsen your complication of liver disease.

Q. What is Liviguard 5mg Infusion?

Liviguard 5mg Infusion is made up of two amino acids. It is most commonly used in cases of liver diseases in order to prevent it from abnormal brain function called hepatic encephalopathy.

Q. What is the use of Liviguard 5mg Infusion in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy (HE)?

Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a brain disorder which occurs in patients with liver failure. In liver failure, there is increased bacterial growth in the intestine which leads to an accumulation of ammonia in blood. This deteriorating condition of the liver starts affecting the functioning of the brain, causing Hepatic encephalopathy. Liviguard 5mg Infusion works by detoxifying the ammonia from the blood, hence decreasing the free ammonia from the body. This, as a result, helps decrease the abnormal functioning of the brain caused due to liver failure.

Q. How is Liviguard 5mg Infusion given?

Liviguard 5mg Infusion can be given daily as an injection that is injected into the veins. Your doctor will suggest the appropriate dose depending on the patient’s health condition and severity of the disease.

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References

  1. Goh ET, Stokes CS, Sidhu SS, et al. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2018;5. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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