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Hepamerz Inj 10ml

By WIN-MEDICARE PVT LTD
10ml Infusion in Vial
290.7*
MRP 342.00
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L-ornithine L-aspartate(5.0 G)
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Therapeutic classification
Hepatoprotective

Medical Description

Hepamerz Injection 10 ml contains a combination of two medicine L-Ornithine and L-Aspartate. These are a combination of two amino acids. It enhances the detoxification process of ammonia in the body. This medicine is useful in treating conditions associated with liver damage and improving the symptoms due to damaged liver. A healthcare professional will administer it, you should not self-inject it. The side effects with Hepa-Merz injection are mild and manageable like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain but still if you experience any other symptoms tell your doctor. Your doctor may advise a few liver and kidney function tests before treatment. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about all the medicines, supplements and herbs your take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting this medicine.
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Uses of Hepamerz Inj 10ml

Hepamerz Injection 10 ml is used to treat various types of liver problems, by protecting it from harmful chemicals and thus improving the liver functions.

Contraindications of Hepamerz Inj 10ml

  • If you are allergic to L-ornithine or L-aspartare or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you are suffering from any kidney problems

Side effects of Hepamerz Inj 10ml

  • Injection site reactions like pain or redness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach Pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Gas
  • Pain in the arm or legs (rare)

Precautions and Warnings of Hepamerz Inj 10ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Hepamerz injection 10 ml during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Hepamerz injection on human pregnancy. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Hepamerz injection 10 ml while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Hepamerz injection passes into human milk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Hepamerz injection?
A:
The patient with liver diseases loses its ability to concentrate. So, it is advisable not to drive or operate heavy machinery while on treatment with Hepamerz injection.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Hepamerz injection?
A:
You should not consume alcohol while on having problems with your liver as in this condition, the liver already is damaged. If you consume alcohol, it will further damage the functionality of the liver. So, the effectiveness of Hepamerz injection decreases.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver
  • You may experience nausea and vomiting. Tell your doctor if you feel it while using this medicine. Your doctor may adjust the dose and rate of administration of this medicine.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your urea levels in the blood and urine.
  • Hepamerz injection is not recommended for use in children as the safety data to use this medicine in children is not available.

Mode of Action of Hepamerz Inj 10ml

How Does It Work?

Hepa-Merz injection contains a combination of two amino acids. It works by protecting the liver from harmful chemical substances. Hepamerz Injection speeds up the detoxification process of ammonia in the body and eventually leads to improving symptoms and liver functions.
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Directions for Use of Hepamerz Inj 10ml

Hepamerz injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.

Interactions of Hepamerz Inj 10ml

Interactions with other medicines

There is limited information about the interactions of Hepamerz injection with other medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements and herbs you are taking or have taken in the past.
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Storage and disposal of Hepamerz Inj 10ml

  • Store Hepa-Merz injection under conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep this medicine out of sight and reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Hepamerz Inj 10ml

Overdose

  • Hepamerz injection will be administered to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, the chances of you getting an overdose will be less.
  • In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when the Hepa Merz injection should be given to you. Therefore, it is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a dose, inform them.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How does Hepamerz injection work?

A: Hepamerz injection contains two amino acids named Ornithine and Aspartate. These amino acids increase the detoxification process of ammonia (which is a waste product of body metabolism). So symptoms due to altered brain functionality and damaged liver eventually improve. It is useful in conditions like fatty and damaged liver, liver infection and hepatic encephalopathy (alteration of brain function).

Q: Who should not take this Hepa-Merz injection?

A: If you are allergic to any of the contents of Hepa-Merz injection or your kidney functions are severely impaired, should not take this medicine.

Q: I have diabetes mellitus, do I need to take Hepamerz injection?

A: Diabetic patients are prone to develop altered liver functions. If you have any of the symptoms like pain in the stomach, loss of appetite, bloating, nausea, tiredness, yellow skin and eyes, confusion, bad breath, tremors in hand, itching or bleeding, visit your doctor and inform them about that. Your doctor will get your liver function tests done and then decide if you need Hepamerz injection or not. You should avoid self-medication.

Q: What are the side effects of Hepamerz injection?

A: Nausea, vomiting, gas, stomach pain and diarrhoea are some of the side effects of Hepamerz injection. If you experience anything abnormal, contact your doctor for help.

Q: Can I take Hepa Merz injection by myself?

A: No. Hepa Merz injection is to be administered by experienced paramedical staff or doctor only.

Q: Can we use Hepamerz injection in children?

A: Hepamerz injection is not recommended for use in children as the safety data to use this medicine in children is not available. You should consult a doctor after evaluating the risk and effectiveness; he/she may decide.

Q: Is Hepamerz Injection 10 ml habit-forming?

A: No, Hepamerz injection 10 ml is not habit-forming.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before starting Hepa-Merz injection?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney diseases or any other condition
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby

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Last Updated on: 04 Aug 2020 | 05:30 AM (IST)
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