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Livolin S Cap

By M.D.C. PHARMACEUTICALS (P) LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
47.75*
MRP 56.18
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Silymarin
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Therapeutic classification
Hepatoprotective

Medical Description

Livolin S Capsule contains Silymarin as the active ingredient which is derived from milk thistle seeds. It is used as a supportive treatment in liver damage. 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. It should not be used in children below 18 years of age. Avoid consuming alcohol, eat healthy food. Take it as prescribed by your doctor for the prescribed dose and duration. You may experience nausea, diarrhoea, headache and stomach upset. These symptoms might resolve over time, if it gets worse consult your doctor or visit a nearby hospital or clinic.
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Uses of Livolin S Cap

Livolin S Capsule is used as a supportive treatment in chronic liver disease and cirrhosis.

Contraindications of Livolin S Cap

  • If you are allergic to Silymarin or any other component of Livolin S Capsule
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Side effects of Livolin S Cap

  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Skin irritation
  • Breathing difficulties (rare)
  • Dizziness (rare)

Precautions and Warnings of Livolin S Cap

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Livolin S Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
The use of Livolin S Capsule is not recommended during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby unless prescribed by the doctor after considering it to be safe and necessary during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Livolin S Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
The use of Livolin S Capsule is not recommended during breastfeeding as it may cause harm to the newborn baby unless prescribed by the doctor after considering it to be safe and necessary particularly during breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Livolin S Capsule?
A:
Livolin S Capsule has no effect on the ability to drive. However, if you experience dizziness, headache after taking this medicine, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Livolin S Capsule?
A:
No, you should not consume alcohol while on Livolin S. Alcohol would cause more damage to the liver and affect the healing process. Avoid consuming alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a hormonal disorder
  • You have active liver disease
  • Livolin S Capsule should not be used in children below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Livolin S Cap

How Does It Work?

Livolin S Capsule prevents toxins from attaching to liver cells. It works as an antioxidant by lowering and avoiding the free radicals formation, unstable molecules in the body which can cause harm to the healthy cells health issues.
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Directions for Use of Livolin S Cap

  • Livolin S Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and you should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Livolin S Cap

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effect of hormonal pills such as estrogen, progesterone decreases when used concomitantly with Livolin S Capsule.
  • Livolin S Capsule increases the effect of diazepam, alprazolam (antipsyschotic medicine), ketoconazole (antifungal), lovastatin (lipid-lowering medicine) and viblastine (cancer medicine) when used concomitantly.
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  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Livolin S Cap

  • Store at a temperature below 30°C in a cool dry place.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Livolin S Cap

Overdose

There is limited information available about symptoms of overdose. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Livolin S Capsule, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Livolin S Capsule then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Livolin S Capsule when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Livolin S Capsule. Complete the full course of treatment even if you start feeling better, else you might experience the treatment failure and the increased risk of recurrence of the infection.

Q: Is Livolin S Capsule forming or addictive?

A: No, Livolin S Capsule is not a habit forming medicine, however it is recommended to take it as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Livolin S Capsule cure fatty liver?

A: Livolin S Capsule does not cure the fatty liver, it is given as a supportive treatment for liver disease. It prevents degradation of the condition.

Q: Can Livolin S Capsule raise my blood pressure?

A: High blood pressure is not a common and known side effect of Livolin S Capsule.

Q: Does Livolin S Capsule treat any skin condition?

A: Livolin S Capsule is approved to be used only as a supportive treatment for liver disease. So, it is not known to cure any skin condition.
Last Updated on: 22 Mar 2021 | 04:32 PM (IST)
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