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Silirate-U 140mg/300mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Silirate-U 140mg/300mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of liver disease. It is the prescription medicine works by improving the functioning of the liver.

Silirate-U 140mg/300mg Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are diarrhea and sticky stools. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Silirate-U Tablet

  • Liver disease

Side effects of Silirate-U 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 Silirate-U

  • Diarrhea
  • Sticky stools

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.

How to use Silirate-U 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. Silirate-U 140mg/300mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Silirate-U Tablet works

Silirate-U 140mg/300mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Silymarin and Ursodeoxycholic Acid. They work by protecting the liver from harmful chemical substances (free radicals), thus preventing liver damage.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Silirate-U 140mg/300mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Silirate-U 140mg/300mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Silirate-U 140mg/300mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Silirate-U 140mg/300mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Silirate-U 140mg/300mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Silirate-U 140mg/300mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

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Sir can u suggest best tonic or tablet for liver health
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Get LFT done and send the reports to see the functions of Liver
This is my blood test report what it shows Regular pain in stomachMale, 31I have regular pain in abdomen both side I got blood test and in my report showing: 1. SGOT value is- 60.9, u/i 2. SGPT value is -88.3, u/i 3. Alkaline phosphate value is -179.6, u/i 4. GGT value is 187.7, u/i Is there any worry about that or serious thing
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Get a fibroscan for liver fone May be fatty liver
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Silymarin. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ursodiol. Birmingham, Alabama: Axcan Pharma US, Inc.; 1997 [revised Nov. 2009]. [Accessed 15 Apr.. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Silymarin. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Ursodiol. Birmingham, Alabama: Axcan Pharma US, Inc; 1997. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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