Legalon 140 mg

Legalon 140 mg

Manufacturer:

Viatris

Distributor:

Pharmline Marketing
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Milk thistle fruit extract.
Description
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.
Indications/Uses
Traditionally used for liver tonic.
Dosage/Direction for Use
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.
Overdosage
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.
Contraindications
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.
Special Precautions
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.
Side Effects
A mild laxative effect has occasionally been observed.
Storage
Shelf-Life: 3 years.
ATC Classification
A05BA03 - silymarin ; Belongs to the class of drugs used in liver therapy.
Presentation/Packing
Cap 140 mg x 30's.
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