Trade Names/Brand Names :
Hepasil, Heptosil, Liprotec, Sarim, Silimarin, Silirin
Why it is prescribed :
This medication is a herb, prescribed for liver disease.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Category N :
Not yet classified.
Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications):
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 140 mg 2-3 times/day.
How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet, capsule, and syrup to take by mouth, with food.
Warnings and Precautions :
• Caution needed in patients with history of hepatic encephalopathy (confusion, altered level of consciousness and coma as a result of liver failure), and in pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Side Effects :
Abdominal bloating, diarrhea, flatulence, loss of appetite, nausea and stomach upset.
Other Precautions :
Avoid excess dosage.
Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature.