Silbostin 120mg Capsule

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Silbostin 120mg Capsule

Primarily used for

Cholestatic liver diseases, Alcoholic fatty liver disease, Non-alcoholic fatty liver
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Medicine Overview of Silbostin Capsule

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Uses of Silbostin Capsule

Silbostin 120mg Capsule is used in the treatment of cholestatic liver diseases, alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver.
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Side effects of Silbostin Capsule

Common

Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain, Stomach upset, Back pain, Hair loss, Dizziness, Abdominal pain, Itching, Rash.

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How to use Silbostin 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. Silbostin 120mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Silbostin Capsule works

Silymarin 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..

In Depth Information on Silbostin Capsule

Expert advice for Silbostin Capsule

  • Do not take antacids that contain aluminum while you are taking the Silbostin. This is because antacids decrease the amount of Silbostin absorbed by the body.
  • Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
  • Silbostin should be taken preferably after meals.
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Silbostin Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Silbostin Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Silbostin 120mg Ca
psule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
Silbostin 120mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Silbost
in 120mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Silbost
in 120mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Ramihart 5mg Capsule, Ramihart 2.5mg Capsule, Ramistar Tablet, Reopres 10mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Silbostin Capsule

Frequently asked questions about 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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