Legalon 70 is a herbal preparation with antioxidant, enveloping, gastroprotective and hepatoprotective effects.
Release form and composition
Drug forms of Legalon 70:
- Capsules, 10 pcs. in blisters, 2 packs in cartons;
- Dragee, 10 pcs. in blisters, 2 packs in cartons.
1 capsule and 1 tablet as an active ingredient contains dry extract of the milk thistle fruit - from 86.5 to 93.35 mg, which corresponds to the content of silymarin - 70 mg, in terms of silibinin - 54.1 mg.
Indications for use
- Biliary dyskinesia;
- Chronic hepatitis;
- Cirrhosis of the liver;
- Conditions after acute hepatitis B and viral etiology, abdominal surgery, liver injury;
- Toxic liver damage, incl. caused by alcohol intoxication, poisoning by fungi, organic solvents, halogenated hydrocarbons, heavy metal salts, as well as the use of tranquilizers, barbiturates, anti-TB drugs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, aminoglycosides, immunosuppressants, tetracycline.
In addition, Legalon 70 can be used for the prevention of atherosclerosis.
The use of the drug is strictly contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the components.
It is not recommended to prescribe Legalon 70 during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Dosing and Administration
Legalon 70 should be taken orally after a meal, washed down with a small amount of water.
For therapeutic purposes, appoint 1 capsule / pills 3 times a day. For maintenance therapy - 1 capsule / tablet 2 times a day.
When taking the drug in some cases, allergic reactions occur. Rarely observed laxative effect.
There is a message about the antagonistic interaction of silymarin with phentolamine and yohimbine.
Milk thistle fruit extract inhibits cytochrome P450 system, therefore it can enhance the effect of alprazolam, vinblastine, diazepam, ketoconazole, lovastatin.
Terms and conditions of storage
Store at temperatures up to 30 ºС.
Shelf life - 5 years.