Silymarin is used as a supportive treatment for liver damage. It is derived from milk thistle seeds. It works as an antioxidant by binding it to the free radicals and enhances the synthesis of phospholipids and proteins that helps to protect the liver. Silymarin is available in the form of tablets, capsules, syrup and suspension. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting this medicine....
Q: In which all dosage forms is Silymarin available?
A: Silymarin is available in the form of tabletS, capsuleS, syrup and suspension.
Q: Can Silymarin be used in children?
A: Silymarin is not recommended for use in children less than 12 years of age as no relevant data is available.