Karsil. Instructions for use
With liver damage, prolonged intoxicationthe body and to restore the functions of the liver apply "Karsil". Indications for use in this drug include virtually all liver diseases. It is used for both treatment and prevention.
The main indications for the use of the drug"Karsil" are: liver cirrhosis, chronic hepatitis, prophylaxis after acute hepatitis, any liver damage associated with toxic effects. In addition, this drug is taken for prophylaxis after prolonged use of drugs or alcohol.
Issued "Karsil" in the form of a dragee. The main component of this drug is silymarin, the most active component of which is silibinin. "Karsil" also contains auxiliary substances: lactose, wheat starch, talc, sorbitol, cellulose, magnesium stearate, sodium hydro-carbonate.
It belongs to the group of hepatoprotectors. This is a herbal preparation. Under the influence of this medication, active synthesis of proteins occurs, which does not allow destruction of the liver cells. Cellular metabolism is more intense, and toxins do not penetrate into the cellular structure of the liver. Contraindications are practically not available for the drug "Karsil". Instructions for use are enclosed by the manufacturer. It should not be taken to children under 12 years of age and to people who have an individual intolerance to the drug.
Dragee should be taken orally, washed down with water andnot chewing. For treatment it is necessary to take 1-2 tablets "Karsil". Instructions given by the manufacturer recommend that this dose be taken 3 times a day. But any treatment is prescribed by a doctor. Depending on the patient's condition, the dosage can be increased. If necessary, you can take up to 12 tablets per day. This is 420 mg of the drug. The course of treatment lasts 90 days.
If the drug is taken for prophylaxis, it is necessary to take 2-3 tablets "Karsil" per day. In this case, the treatment also lasts a minimum of 90 days. These doses are calculated for an adult.
Children who have reached the age of 12 years are recommendedtake dragees at a rate of 5 mg per kilogram of weight. This is the daily intake of "Karsil". Instructions for use are attached to each package, but the doctor appoints the treatment and dose. The entire volume of the medicine also needs to be divided into three doses during the day.
In patients with impaired renal function, the dosage of taking the drug remains unchanged. It does not affect the functioning of the kidneys.
To date, no cases have been reporteddrug overdose. But if necessary, flush the stomach and drink activated charcoal. No interaction of other drugs with the drug "Karsil" was noted. Instruction for use, compiled by the manufacturer, does not give any data on this.
The main function of this drug isprotection of liver cells and normalization of its activity. Take medication during breast-feeding should be very cautious. Admission should be done only under the supervision of the attending physician and in the event that the benefit of taking the mother exceeds the risk to the fetus.
The composition of the drug "Karsil" includes sucrose and lactose, so patients who are contraindicated in these components should take the medicine under control.
Side effects from taking the drug can be: diarrhea due to the presence of starch, a headache due to the presence of glycine. There are no other side effects when taking Karsil.
Instructions for use are enclosed forobtaining general information about the preparation. It is not a prescription, and treatment should be done only under the supervision of the attending physician. Do self-medication is unacceptable.