For the treatment of jaundice, chronic inflammatory liver conditions, i.e. hepatitis, alcoholic liver damage and hepatic cirrhosis. It has anti-oxidant property.
Silymarin possess hepatoprotective and antioxidant activity. The hepatoprotective effect is due to stimulation of synthesis of structural and functional proteins and phospholipids, as well as acceleration of the regeneration of hepatocytes.
Antioxidant effect is determined by interaction of bioflavones with free radicals in the liver and its detoxication. In such manner the process of peroxidation of the lipids is interupted and further liver destruction is prevented.
Clinically, these effects are manifested by improvement of the signs and symptoms and normalization of the liver variables (serum level of transaminases, gamma-globulins, and bilirubin).
Dosage & Administration
70 mg or 140 mg or 500 mg capsule should be taken 3 times daily as per the instruction of a physician. The medication should be continued until the relief of the symptoms according to the advice of a physician.