Livodeksa is hepatoprotector, has immunomodulatory and choleretic action, which normalizes the concentration of lipids and cholesterol.
Structure and Composition Livodeksa
Livodeksa produce a suspension, and tablets, which are coated with a film cover, have a reddish tint and a biconvex shape.
The main active substance - 150 mg ursodeoxycholic acid.
Auxiliary components: starch, sodium lauryl sulfate, hypromellose, lactose, magnesium stearate, silica, talc, povidone and purified.
Film coating of each tablet Livodeksa consists of cellulose, titanium dioxide, iron oxide, and macrogol. The tablets are placed in the blisters 10 pcs.
Pharmacological properties Livodeksa
Livodeksa has regenerating and cytoprotective effects on the digestive system. The preparation stabilizes the membrane of hepatocytes and reduces the content of potentially toxic acids and also reduces the absorption of cholesterol and bile acid toxicity.
Livodeksa shown in reflux esophagitis and gastritis, as its active ingredients reduce the ability reflyuktata damage cell membranes.
As a result of the saturation of the body Livodeksa normal cholesterol inhibits the synthesis in the liver and reduces the secretion of bile.
This drug actions at the dissolution of cholesterol gallstones and prevents their re-education.
Immunomodulatory effects Livodeksa directed to inhibition of antigen and the normalization of the natural activity of lymphocytes.
Components Livodeksa reduce the risk of varicose veins and digestive system diseases.
Good reviews Livodeksa is an effective drug for the prevention of diseases of the liver and biliary tract.
The maximum drug concentration in plasma is achieved within 2 hours, and it is excreted from the body within 2 days in the bile and faeces.
Livodeksa is indicated for use with cholelithiasis, cholangitis, hepatitis, autoimmune disorders, toxic liver damage, reflux esophagitis and gastritis, acute inflammatory processes in the biliary tract.
Positive feedback received Livodeksa as an effective drug to dissolve cholesterol gallstones, as well as for the treatment of pathologies of the liver and gall bladder.
Analogues are Livodeksa Urdoksa, Ursol, Choludexan and Ekskhol. These drugs have similar pharmacological properties and have an effective choleretic effect.
Hepatoprotectors Urdoksa Choludexan and, in addition to reducing the cytotoxic effect of bile acids have immunomodulatory effects.
Instructions for use Livodeksa
In accordance with the instructions, Livodeksa must be taken orally one time a day, without chewing and drinking plenty of water. In the treatment of liver disease and to dissolve gallstones, drug taking 2 times a day 100 mg. The course of treatment lasts from 5 to 12 months.
After a short interval prescribed a second course of treatment for the complete dissolution of the structures in the gall bladder.
According to the instructions, Livodeksa at reflux gastritis should be taken 1 time a day at 250 mg for 10-15 days, and in the severe stages of the disease can take the drug for 5 months.
For patients whose weight does not exceed 30 kg, administered as a suspension Livodeksa.
Contraindications to receiving Livodeksa are hypersensitivity and intolerance to the components of the drug, gall bladder dysfunction and acute inflammatory processes in it, the pathology of the bile duct and intestine, liver cirrhosis, liver and kidney failure, pancreatitis.
The drug is contraindicated in pregnancy and lactation, body weight less than 30 kg, as well as children under 14 years.
Side effects Livodeksa
Livodeksa calcining can cause gallstones, diarrhea, nausea, liver cirrhosis, headache and dizziness, digestive disorders.
In some cases, after taking the drug can occur allergic reaction - hives, itching, burning, skin rash, angioedema.