Limarin 140mg Capsule 10’S

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Limarin 140mg Capsule 10’S

 Silymarin 140 mg

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE contains Silymarin which belongs to the group of medicines called Flavonoids. Silymarin is a flavonoid isolated from the plant species called Silybum marianum which is commonly known as milk thistle.

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE is indicated as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of liver disease of varying conditions like acute hepatitis, chronic persistent and chronic aggressive hepatitis, cirrhosis of liver, fatty liver, toxic metabolic or toxic metabolic liver damage. It has been shown to protect the liver from damage caused by general anaesthesia because of its excellent hepatoprotective action.

Before taking LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you have allergic to milk thistle or plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae family such as daisies, marigolds, or artichokes.

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE is generally not recommended during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in elderly patients and is contraindicated in children and adolescents below 18 years of age.

Generally, LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE is well tolerated, however a few side effects like gastro-intestinal discomfort including anorexia, nausea or diarrhoea and headache may be seen. If any of these side effects worsen, contact your doctor for advice.

USES OF LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE
Used for supportive treatment in chronic liver disease, cirrhosis and indigestion
HOW LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE WORKS

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE contains Silymarin, is an herbal remedy that has been used for centuries for liver diseases. The hepatoprotective and antioxidant activities of silymarin effectively lowers the oxidative liver damage by inhibiting the formation of free radicals. Silymarin also enhances the cellular regeneration of hepatocytes (liver cells) by stimulating the activity of an enzyme called RNA polymerase. It also improves the overall functional capacity of the liver and aids in metabolism and digestion.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE
COMMON
Nausea (feeling sick)
Upset stomach
Diarrhoea
Headache
UNCOMMON
Anaphylaxis (a sudden, severe allergic reaction with swelling and breathing difficulties)
Mild allergic reactions such as itching and/or skin rash, urticaria, hives, pruritus
RARE

Stop taking LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

Allergic reactions such as skin rash, red, itchy skin, difficulty breathing, swelling of the facial area, neck, tongue, or throat (anaphylactic shock)
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

Drink lots of fluids and water to keep yourself hydrated. Try to avoid taking any medicine on your own to treat diarrhoea and consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

Stomach upset:

Try to eat small and frequent meals. Increase the fluid intake. You can also use homemade ginger or other lozenges to increase the palatability of your food.

Nausea:  

Try to relax and rest. Eat and drink slowly or try to have smaller and frequent meals. If symptoms do not improve, contact your doctor.

Headache:

Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller. Consult your doctor for advice.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
PREGNANCY

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE is not known to have any effect on driving or operating machines. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALCOHOL

Alcohol is contraindicated during the treatment with LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with history of hepatic encephalopathy. Consult your doctor before taking LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE.

ALLERGY

Do not take LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE if you are allergic to Silymarin or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Use in pediatrics:

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 18 years of age. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

Use in geriatrics:

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in elderly (above 65 years of age). Consult your doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription, non-prescription or herbal medicines.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS
Drug :   Silymarin
Pharmacological Category :   Hepatoprotection, Antioxidant, Flavonoids
Therapeutic Indication :   Liver disease, Cirrhosis, Indigestion
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Syrup
MORE INFORMATION
Keep LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE out of reach of children
Store at room temperature
FAQs ABOUT LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE

What are the uses of LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE?

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE is indicated as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of liver disease of varying conditions like acute hepatitis, chronic persistent and chronic aggressive hepatitis, cirrhosis of liver, fatty liver, toxic metabolic or toxic metabolic liver damage.

How to use LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE?

Take LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE as advised by your physician. Swallow LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE with a glass of water and do not chew or crush the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

Does LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE has any side effects?

Generally, LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE is well tolerated. However, a few side effects like gastro intestinal discomfort including anorexia, nausea, diarrhoea and headache may be seen. If any of these side effects become worsen, contact your doctor for advice.

Can we use LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE for pregnant women?

It is generally not recommended during pregnancy. Consult your doctor for advice before taking LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE.

How does LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE work?

LIMARIN 140MG CAPSULE contains silymarin, is an herbal remedy that has been used for liver disease. The hepatoprotective and antioxidant activities of silymarin effectively lowers the oxidative liver damage by inhibiting the formation of free radicals. Silymarin also enhances the cellular regeneration of hepatocytes (liver cells) by stimulating the activity of an enzyme called RNA polymerase. It also improves the overall functional capacity of the liver and aids in metabolism and digestion.

REFERENCES

1. Harsh Mohan. The liver, Biliary tract, and Exocrine pancreas. Textbook of Pathology. 6th Edition. Page – 604.

2. Nancy Vargas-Mendoza, Eduardo Madrigal-Santillan, Angel Morales-González, Jaime Esquivel-Soto, Cesar Esquivel-Chirino, Manuel García-Luna y González-Rubio, Juan A Gayosso-de-Lucio, and José A Morales-González. Hepatoprotective effect of silymarin. National Library of Medicine. [Revised in March 2014] [Accessed on 26th August 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3959115/#:~:text=Silymarin%20has%20both%20hepatoprotective%20and,hepatocyte%20external%20cell%20membrane%20modification.

3. Nitin Dixit1, Sanjula Baboota1, Kanchan Kohli1, S Ahmad2, Javed Ali1. Silymarin A review of pharmacological aspects and bioavailability enhancement approaches. [Accessed on 26th August 2022] https://www.ijp-online.com/article.asp?issn=0253-7613;year=2007;volume=39;issue=4;spage=172;epage=179;aulast=Dixit

4. MIMS. Silymarin. [Accessed on 26th August 2022] https://www.mims.com/philippines/drug/info/silymarin?mtype=generic

5. Abbott Laboratories (Pakistan) Limited, Pharmaceutical. Silymarin. [Accessed on 26th August 2022] https://www.medicine.abbott/content/dam/bss/divisionalsites/epd/pk/Product%20Information/Leaflet%20silliver%20Tabs.pdf

6. Sopharma AD 16 Iliensko Shosse Silymarin. [Revised in Sept 2018] [Accessed in August 2022] https://www.ravimiregister.ee/Data/PIL_ENG/PIL_15708_ENG.pdf

7. ClinicalTrials.gov National Library of Medicine. Silymarin.  [Accessed on 26th August 2022] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02006498

8. Silybum Marianum Silybum marianum, improved liver function and antioxidant activity of blood cells. Silymarin.  [Accessed on 26th August 2022] https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/pharmacology-toxicology-and-pharmaceutical-science/silybum-marianum

PRODUCT DETAILS

Net Qty
1 N

Item Weight
17.5 g

Ingredient
SILYMARIN 140MG

Hsn Code
30044090
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Weight 17.5 g

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