Livophos 175mg Capsule

Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Livophos 175mg Capsule

Primarily used for

10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Livophos Capsule


Uses of Livophos Capsule

Livophos 175mg Capsule is used in nutritional deficiencies.

Side effects of Livophos Capsule


Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Stomach pain.


How to use Livophos Capsule

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Livophos 175mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Livophos Capsule works

Lecithin or phosphatidylcholine is a type of lipid (phospholipid) naturally found in the body and plays important roles in maintenance of cell membrane (outer protective covering of cells) which is essential for several biological processes. As a health supplement, lecithin is known to lower blood levels of cholesterol by aiding its removal; protect the liver from toxins and infections (hepatoprotective) and protect the nervous stem by nourishing the cell membrane..

In Depth Information on Livophos Capsule

Expert advice for Livophos Capsule

  • Do consult your doctor before taking lecithin, if you have malabsorption (poor absorption of nutrients across the digestive tract into blood circulation) problems. You may develop loose motions (diarrhea) or excess fats in feces (steatorrhea).
  • Use of lecithin in children should strictly be under medical supervision.
  • Lecithin supplements are usually meant to be taken three times daily with meals.
  • Do consult your doctor before using lecithin, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Special precautions for Livophos 175mg Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Livophos 175mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Livophos 175mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Livopho
s 175mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Livopho
s 175mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Lecithin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Livophos 175mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Lecithin

Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand regarding source and other additives before use
Livophos 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
No. Livophos is a type of lipid or fat (phospholipid) that offers several health benefits
Soy or soybean is a major source of Livophos
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
It may be beneficial in reducing body weight. Livophos is usually used as a part of a regimen that includes diet, exercise and other medications
Q. Reduce cholesterol?
Lecithin is used to aid treatment of lowering blood cholesterol
Livophos 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. Livophos has no known effect on production or release of breast milk
No.Causing gas and acne are not among the possible side effects of Livophos
Livophos has shown positive effects on memory in patients with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

Substitutes for Livophos

No substitutes found for this medicine
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