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SILBOSTIN 120 MG CAPSULE

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Composition FOR SILBOSTIN

Silymarin(120 mg)

food interaction for SILBOSTIN

alcohol interaction for SILBOSTIN

pregnancy interaction for SILBOSTIN

lactation interaction for SILBOSTIN

medicine interaction for SILBOSTIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Silbostin 120 mg capsule with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Silbostin 120 mg capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR SILBOSTIN

    Silymarin(120 mg)

    Uses

    Silbostin 120 mg capsule is used in the treatment of cholestatic liver diseases, alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver

    How it works

    Silbostin 120 mg 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, Stomach upset, Back pain, Hair loss, Dizziness, Abdominal pain, Itching, Rash

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR SILBOSTIN 120 MG CAPSULE

    Patients taking SILBOSTIN 120 MG CAPSULE

    • 40%
      Alternate Day
    • 40%
      Thrice A Day
    • 20%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR SILBOSTIN

    No substitutes found

    Expert advice FOR SILBOSTIN

    • Do not take antacids that contain aluminum while you are taking the Silymarin. This is because antacids decrease the amount of Silymarin absorbed by the body.
    • Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
    • Silymarin should be taken preferably after meals.

    Frequently asked questions FOR SILBOSTIN

    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

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    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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)