Generic Name : Metadoxine Therapeutic Classification : Hepatoprotective Agents
India- Alcoliv, Metadoxil, Viboliv.
International- Abrixone, Metadoxil. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a hepatoprotective agent, prescribed for the treatment of fatty liver due to alcoholism. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Pregnancy and lactation.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
PO- The recommended dose is 0.5-1 g/day.
IV/IM- The recommended dose is 300-600 mg/day. How it should be taken : It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle. Side Effects :
Diarrhea and moderate skin rash.
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