Essentiale Forte refers to hepatoprotectors and is used in diseases of the liver and bile ducts. Due to its effectiveness, the drug has received the recognition of doctors and widespread popularity, but because of the high cost, many people prefer to use analogues - means with similar indications for use, which are much cheaper.
- Essentiale Forte
- Karsil( Silibinin, Silimar)
- Livolin Forte
- Rezalyut Pro
- Ursosan( Livodeksa, Urdoksa, Ursodez, Ursodeks, Ursofalk, Ekskhol)
- Phosphontsiale( Naturkarevt)
- Essler( Essler forte)
In the pharmaceutical markets, there are 4 varieties of this drug that differ in their form and composition:
- Essntsiale forte. Available in capsules. Active substances - phospholipids contained in soybeans( essential), 300 milligrams in each capsule;vitamins: pyridoxine hydrochloride( B6), cyanocobalamin( B12), nicotinamide( PP or B3), thiamine mononitrate( B1), riboflavin( B2), tocopherol acetate( E).
- Essentiale forte N. Produced in capsules. Active substance - phospholipids are essential, 300 milligrams.
- Essentiale. Available as a solution in injectable ampoules. Active substances - phospholipids essential( 250 milligrams in ampoules of 5 milliliters);vitamins: pyridoxine hydrochloride( B6), cyanocobalamin( B12), nicotinamide( PP or B3), sodium pantothenate( B5).
- Essentiale N. Form release - solution in ampoules for injection. The active substance is phospholipids.
Indications for use are:
- Poisoning, toxic liver damage( fatty foods, medicines, harmful substances);
- chronic and acute hepatitis( including alcohol);
- fatty liver degeneration( with diabetes mellitus including;);
- pregnancy toxicity;
- prophylaxis of repeated occurrence of stones in the gallbladder;
- radiation syndrome;
- pre- and postoperative treatment for surgical manipulation of the bile duct and liver.
In severe conditions, treatment starts with taking capsules and injections at the same time, stabilizing the injection condition is stopped, leaving only capsules. The solution should be injected intravenously - with intramuscular or subcutaneous injection, local reactions are very likely.
The course duration and dosage are determined depending on the nature and severity of the disease:
- Adults and children over 12 years of age are prescribed 1-2 ampoules per day( but not more than 2 ampoules once and 4 per day);1-2 capsules 3 times a day.
- Children 6-12 years - 2-5 milliliters of solution for injection once a day.
- Children 3-6 years - 2 ml of solution 1 time per day.
- In some cases, the drug is prescribed for jaundice of newborns - 1/2 capsule 2 times a day.
The course of injections should not exceed 10-30 days, taking capsules is possible within six months.
Side effects occur rarely, among them: heaviness in the stomach, soft stools or diarrhea, allergic rashes and itching of the skin.
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Active ingredients - bile animal, garlic extract, nettle extract, activated carbon. The form of release - tablets.
Cholagogue preparation, used for chronic cholecystitis, hepatitis or pancreatitis, the initial stage of cirrhosis, uncomplicated cholelithiasis or cholesterosis of the gallbladder, dyskinesia of the gallbladder, constipation, hypotension( decreased motility) of the intestine.
For chronic disease, take 1 tablet 2-3 times a day for 3-4 weeks. With exacerbations of the disease, drink 1-2 tablets 3-4 times a day for 1-2 months. Children under 7 years are given half the dose.
Side effects: heartburn, belching, abdominal pain, diarrhea, allergic rashes.
The active substance is antral. The form of release - tablets.
Hepatoprotector, protects the body from toxins, has antioxidant properties, normalizes appetite and sleep, enzymes and blood levels of bilirubin. It is used for liver diseases and inflammation of the digestive tract.
Adults and children over 10 years of age are prescribed at 600 milligrams per day( with cirrhosis - 1200 milligrams in the first week), children 4-10 years old - 300 milligrams per day. The course of treatment is designed for 3-4 weeks with the possibility of recurrence after 1 month.
Side effects: weakness, dizziness, loss of consciousness, nausea, diarrhea, skin allergic manifestations.
Active ingredients - protopin( extract of a medicinal smoking lime), silymarin( thistle extract).Form release - capsules.
Phytomedication with hepatoprotective and choleretic activity, improves liver function in intoxications and hepatitis, neutralizes free radicals, normalizes the secretion of bile, eliminates spasms of the gallbladder and bile ducts.
Take 1 capsule 3 times a day, if necessary, you can increase the dose by 2 times.
Side effects: laxative action, frequent urination, allergic reactions.
Active ingredients - extract of milk thistle, artichoke extract, essential phospholipids( lecithin), vitamins E, B1, B2, B6.Available in capsules.
It belongs to the group of dietary supplements( biologically active food additives), it is used for the therapy and prevention of liver and bile duct diseases.
Drink 1 capsule 2 times a day with meals. The average duration of treatment is 30 days, the maximum is 90 days, after a break of 1.5-2 months, the course can be repeated.
Side effects: allergic reactions.
Carlsil( Silibinin, Silimar)
Active substance - silymarin( extract of thistle fruit spotted).Produced in pellets, tablets.
Effective in toxic liver damage, used to normalize lipid metabolism, in complex therapy for hepatitis, cirrhosis and fatty liver.
Adults and children age 12 and younger are prescribed 1-2 tablets 3 times a day. In severe lesions, the dose can be increased 2-fold. Children 5-12 years old take no more than 3 milligrams per kilogram of body weight per day, broken down into 2-3 admission.
Side effects: abdominal pain, diarrhea, skin allergic manifestations( rashes, itching), dizziness, weakness, dyspnea.
During pregnancy and lactation, use under medical supervision.
Active substance - soya lecithin( complex of phospholipids).Form release - capsules, tablets, granules, powder, liquid oil solution.
Is a building material for cell walls, normalizes the level of cholesterol and sugar in the blood, stimulates regenerative and protective functions of the liver, improves the brain and nervous system, has a positive effect on the skin condition.
Daily dose - 5-6 grams for adults and 1-4 grams - for children. The duration of the course can be from 3 months to several years.
Adverse events: dizziness, abdominal pain, nausea, increased salivation, rashes and itching of the skin.
Active ingredients are lecithin and vitamins: tocopherol acetate( E), thiamine mononitrate( B1), riboflavin( B2), pyridoxine hydrochloride( B6), cyanocobalamin( B12), nicotinamide( PP or B3).Form release - capsules.
Used for liver diseases( fatty degeneration, hepatitis, cirrhosis) intoxication, toxicosis of pregnant women.
Take 1-2 capsules 2-3 times a day, the course of treatment - at least 3 months.
Side effects: discomfort in the epigastric region.
Active substances - extracts of oats seed, turmeric long, multicore, peppermint, immortelle sand. Form release - capsules. Drops Ovesol( spirituous tincture) do not contain turmeric. Tea is also produced in filter packets, in which the rose hips are added, the leaves of the pharmacist rosemary.
Biologically active additive is effective for liver diseases, gallbladder and bile duct pathologies, increased liver load, deficiency of bioflavonoids and microelements in the diet.
Take 1 capsule, 1 tea bag or 15-20 drops of tincture 2 times a day, with plenty of liquid.
Side effects: allergic manifestations.
The active ingredient is a lipoid( including soybean phospholipids, vitamin E, soybean oil refined).Form release - capsules.
Used for chronic hepatitis, toxic damage, fatty degeneration or cirrhosis of the liver, hypercholesterolemia( if diet and other measures to reduce body weight are ineffective).
Take 2 capsules 3 times a day.
Adverse events: abdominal pain, diarrhea, skin rashes, bleeding in women between menstruation.
Ursosan( Livedoksa, Urdoksa, Ursodez, Ursodex, Ursofalk, Exhol)
The active substance is ursodeoxycholic acid. Produced in capsules, tablets.
It is used for cholelithiasis, biliary dyskinesia, hepatitis, alcohol and toxic liver damage, as well as for the prevention of the negative effects on the liver of hormonal contraceptives and antitumor drugs.
The daily dose is calculated based on the severity of the disease and the weight of the patient, and on average is 10 milligrams per kilogram of body weight. The course of treatment can vary from 10 days to 2 years.
Side effects: discomfort in the stomach, nausea, diarrhea, urticaria, skin itching.
Active substance - phospholipids, trisodium salt of glycyrrhizic acid. It is available in the form of capsules, lyophilizate for the preparation of a solution for intravenous administration.
Hepatoprotector with pronounced antiviral, immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant actions.
Take 2 capsules 3 times a day, the course duration is 3-6 months. If necessary, injections are used for 1 vial 2 times a day for 10 days, then switch to capsules.
Side effects: discomfort in the epigastric region, belching, transient increase in pressure, allergic manifestations.
Active substances - essential phospholipids, silymarin( thistle extract).Form release - capsules.
The drug has a pronounced hepatoprotective, antioxidant and antitoxic action, promotes the recovery of liver cells and prevents the penetration of poisons into them.
For treatment, take 2-3 capsules 2-3 times a day, the course - from 1 to 12 months. For the prevention of drinking 1 capsule 2-3 times a day for 1-3 months.
Side effects: heartburn, nausea, stomach pain, allergic manifestations.
Active substance - artichoke field extract. It is available in the form of tablets, solution for oral administration, solution in ampoules for injection.
Stimulates the production of bile and prevents its stasis, increases the secretion of enzymes. Indications: biliary dyskinesia, chronic cholecystitis, hepatitis, renal failure, poisoning with hepatotoxic substances.
Dosage: for adults and children from 12 years - 1-2 tablets( or 2.5-5 milliliters of solution) 3 times a day;for children 6-11 years old - 1 tablet( 2-3 milliliters of solution) 2-3 times a day;for children under 6 years - from 10 drops to 2 milliliters of solution 2-3 times a day. The course of treatment is 2-3 weeks. Children from 6 years can be injected intravenously and intramuscularly - 0.25-0.5 ampoules 1 time per day, children over 12 years - 1-2 ampoules per day, the course of 8-15 days.
Adverse events: abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, allergic manifestations( hives, itching of the skin).
Essler( Essler forte)
Active substances - essential phospholipids, vitamins E, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12.Produced in capsules, a solution for intravenous administration.
Indications for use: lipid metabolism disorders, drug, narcotic, alcoholic or radiation damage to the liver, cirrhosis, hepatitis, fatty liver.
Take 2 capsules 2-3 times a day for 3 months. If necessary, injections are injected 0.5-1 gram 2-3 times a day. For psoriasis, take capsules( 600 milligrams 3 times a day) for 2-3 weeks, then inject for 10 days( 250 milliliters per day) and take capsules for another 2 months.
Side effects: discomfort in the epigastric region, allergic reactions to the skin( redness, rash, itching).