silybon 140 contains a medicine called silymarin which belongs to the group of medicines called flavonoids. It is indicated as supportive therapy for various chronic inflammatory diseases of the liver such as liver cirrhosis, viral hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, and drug-induced liver damage in adult patients. It can also be used to treat indigestion, lack of appetite, and stomach upset caused due to overindulgence of food and drink in patients with liver problems. Silymarin is a flavonoid isolated from the plant species called Silybum marianum which is commonly known as milk thistle.
The antioxidant and hepatoprotective activities of silymarin effectively reduce oxidative liver damage by inhibiting the generation of free radicals. Silymarin also enhances the cellular regeneration of hepatocytes by stimulating the activity of an enzyme called RNA polymerase I. It also improves metabolism and digestion by improving the overall functional capacity of the liver. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight, and severity of the disease.
Do not stop taking this medicine abruptly without consulting your doctor as it may worsen your existing condition. Avoid smoking and consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine. This medicine is generally safe and well-tolerated. However, it may cause nausea, headache or indigestion in some individuals. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms bother you. silybon 140 is strictly not recommended for use in pregnant or lactating women and in children under 18 years of age. Consult your doctor before taking.
USES OF SILYBON
Supportive therapy for various chronic inflammatory diseases of the liver such as liver cirrhosis, viral hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, and drug-induced liver damage in adult patients
Treats indigestion, lack of appetite, and stomach upset in patients with liver problems
HOW SILYBON WORKS
Silymarin is a flavonoid that contains both antioxidant and hepatoprotective properties. It effectively reduces the oxidative cellular damage of the liver by inhibiting the generation of free radicals that are produced from the metabolism of toxic substances such as ethanol and carbon tetrachloride. It also enhances the regeneration of hepatocytes by stimulating the activity of an enzyme called RNA polymerase I and provides relief from various chronic inflammatory diseases of the liver. As a result, the overall functional capacity of the liver is increased, which leads to an improvement in digestion, appetite, and body weight.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Take this medicine as directed by your physician. Swallow the medicine as a whole with a sip 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 severity of the disease. Continue to take this medicine, as long as your doctor tells you to do so, to obtain better results.
SIDE EFFECTS OF SILYBON
Allergic reactions such as (skin rash, itching, redness, difficulty in breathing, swelling of face, neck, tongue, or throat)
- Upset stomach
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Try taking this medicine with, or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Do not eat rich or spicy food.
Drink lots of fluids, such as water or juice, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Do not drink too much alcohol. Ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.
|Manufacturer||Micro Labs Limited|
|Treatment||Protect liver and brain cells from toxins|
|Pack Size||30 Tablet/s, 60 Tablet/s, 90 Tablet/s|