Milk thistle fruit extract.
Each capsule contains dry extract from the fruits of Silybum marianum (36-44:1) 173-186.7 mg equivalent to silymarin 140 mg, calculated as silibinin (extractant: Ethyl acetate >96.7%). It also contains mannitol, sodium carboxymethyl starch, polysorbate 80, polyvidone, magnesium stearate, gelatin, titanium dioxide E171, ferric oxide E172 and dodecyl sodium sulfate as inactive ingredients.
Traditionally used for liver tonic.
Treatment dose: 1 capsule 3 times daily (milk thistle fruit extract equivalent to silymarin 420 mg).
Maintenance dose: 1 capsule 2 times daily (milk thistle fruit extract equivalent to silymarin 280 mg) is sufficient.
The capsules should be taken whole with some liquid before meals.
In the event of an overdose, the mild laxative effect may occur to a greater extent. In this case, consult a physician for symptomatic measures.
Use in children: There have been no adequate investigations of the use of Legalon in children. Therefore, it should not be used in children <12 years.
Use in pregnancy & lactation: No experience is available with regard to the use of Legalon during pregnancy and lactation. Therefore, it should only be used after consultation with a physician.
A mild laxative effect has occasionally been observed.
A05BA03 - silymarin ; Belongs to the class of drugs used in liver therapy.