Betaine formula
 Betaine - a synthetic drug with marked hepatoprotective and choleretic properties.

Pharmacological action

The active substance betaine has choleretic, hepatoprotective, digestive, enzymatic and lipolytic action.

The drug activates the fat metabolism in the liver and stimulates the production and secretion of bile, helping to improve digestion.

Betaine also has a strong choleretic and holekineticheskim action, reducing the fat content in hepatocytes, contributing to neutralize toxic substances and improve liver function.

Product form

Betaine drug containing the active substance betaine citrate, available in several dosage forms:

  • Tablets of 200 mg;
  • Granules for oral solution, in bottles of 25 g;
  • Effervescent tablets 10 pieces in the tuba.

By betaine analogues are drugs Atsidin-pepsin and Gastrofekt.

Indications betaine

According to the instructions Betaine is used for functional disorders associated with digestion, including:

  • Dyspepsia - epigastric discomfort and right upper quadrant, heartburn, nausea, belching, bloating;
  • Sleepiness and discomfort, postprandial;
  • Slow digestion, as well as violation of the digestion of food due to heavy consumption of foods rich in fats and proteins, irregular power supply or excessive use of ethanol.  Betaine tablets

As supportive therapy Betaine is used in moderately severe hypertriglyceridemia, fatty hepatosis and atheromatosis. The most effective treatment is considered to be in compliance with the respective constant diet.


The drug is contraindicated for use only in case of hypersensitivity to the components of the betaine.

Instructions Betaine: how to use

Betaine used according to the instructions thrice daily. The tablets should be taken with plenty of liquid, effervescent tablets and granules dissolved in 1/2 cup of water. A single dose of 1 tablet or 3-6 g of granulate. The most effective is the use of the drug in the intervals between eating. The duration of treatment is prescribed individually by your doctor.

The drug can be taken Betaine diabetes. In the treatment should take into account that the drug can reduce the acidity of gastric juice, as well as reduce the activity of antibiotics.

side effects

Betaine is ill-defined instructions for allergic reactions associated with hypersensitivity to the active substance.

storage conditions

Betaine can be purchased without a prescription recommended by the manufacturer of the drug shelf life - 3 years.