Livolin Forte: Uses, Composition, Indications, Contraindications, Overdosage, Dosage, Side Effects, Interaction, Cost (price of livolin), livolin and pregnancy, livolin and breast feeding.
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LIVOLIN PHOSPHOLIPIDS WITH VITAMINS CAPSULES
Each softgel capsule contains
Essential Phosphalipids 300 mg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine monoitrate) 10 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 6 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine HCI) 10 mg
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 10 mcg
Nicotinamide 30 mg
Vitamin E Acetate (Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate) 10mg
Indications: Uses of livolin forte
Liver disease of any origin; acute, subacuate, chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, toxic metabolic liver disease, intoxications (e.g. from drugs), alcoholic fatty liver pre- and post-operative care, especially in liver/gallbladder surgery, cholestasis, viral hepatitis like hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
Caveat: Livolin forte does not cure hepatitis B or hepatitis C. It is just a supplement that helps the liver damage or injured by this virus to heal. Livolin for does not remove or “kill” the viruses.
Unless otherwise prescribed by the physician, take 1 capsule 3 times daily with meals. It can also be taken 1 capsule twice daily.
For how long can I take Livolin forte?
For as long as possible depending on your doctors prescription and evaluation of your liver condition.
Pharmacological Action, Mechanism of Action Livolin:
Phosphatidylcholine is hepatoprotective effect eg. Protection against ethanol, alkyl alcohols, tetrachlorides, paracetamol and galactosamine. Phosphatidylcholine appears a defense against steatosis and fibrosis of the liver by speeding regeneration and stabilization of membranes, and stopping lipid peroxidation.
Vitamin B complex and Vitamin E prevent of oxidative stress with correction of nutritional deficiency caused alteration in the ethanol-induced immunomodulatory activities and associated liver diseases.
Phosphatldylcholine is not known the interactions with other drugs.
Vitamin B6 may decrease serum levels of levodopa, Phenobarbital, and phenytoin (patients taking levodopa without carbidopa should avoid to take together with LIVOLIN FORTE).
Phosphatldycholine overdosage is not known.
Vitamin B1- Anorexia, headache, insomnia, irritability, nausea, nervousness, palpitations, tremor and vomiting have been rarely reported as an overdose response.
Vitamin B6- Symptoms include ataxia and sensory neuropathy with doses of 50 mg to 2 grams daily over prolonged periods. Acute doses of 70-357 mg/kg have been well tolerated.
Nicotinamide-Symptoms include GI distress.
Treatment is supportive.
Pregnancy and Lactation:
LIVOLIN FORTE should be avoided in pregnancy and during lactation.
Side Effects of livolin:
At higher dosages, it may cause a reduced appetite, nausea, abdominal bloating, gastrointestinal pain, and diarrhea.
Not included in patients with depression (unpolar or clinical depression) unless under the supervision of a physician. Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not use livolin forte.
Store below 250C in a dry place, away from direct sunlight.
Keep all medicines out of the reach of children. Do not take livolin and alcohol.
Blister of 10 capsules, 10 blisters packed in an outer cardboard carton.
Blister of 10 capsules, 3 blisters packed in an aluminum pouch and presented in an outer cardboard carton.
Cost(Price) of Livolin Forte in Nigeria
In Nigeria, the cost of a pack of livolin forte containing 30 capsules is about #3,000 to #4,500 Naira. Livolin is sold in major pharmacy shops In Nigeria including Lagos, Abuja, Benin, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Kano. Please ensure you buy livolin from a reputable pharmacy to avoid buying fake.
Read the instructions thoroughly before use.
Please do not use the drug after the expiry date. Please do not use the drug if there are any significant changes in appearance of the capsules.Keep out of the reach of children.
Does livolin change urine colour?
Yes..livolin can darken your urine to red or brown…this is because the drug is excreted into the urine.
Can #livolin forte cure hepatitis b?
The answer is no.
Can I drink alcohol while taking livolin?
It is a waste of time taking livolin and alcohol. You cannot be taking what damages the liver and at the same time what tries to repair or heal it.
Can livolin cure fatty liver?
No. Dieting and exercise reverses your fatty liver not livolin.
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MEGAL LIFESCIENCES (AUSTRALIA) PTY. LTD.
By: MEGA LIFESCIENCES Public Company Limited
Bangpoo Industrial Estate,
NAFDAC REGD No. : A4-3281
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