Hofitol - medication
vegetable origin with strong choleretic and diuretic, reducing azotemia.
The main active component of the formulation Hofitol artichoke leaves are rich complex of vitamins, minerals and other biologically active substances.
Due to the action of phenolic acids in combination with tsinarin Hofitol has choleretic and hepatoprotective effect.
Inulin, ascorbic acid, vitamin B, in particular, B1 and B2, as well as carotene have a normalizing effect on metabolic processes in the body.
In addition, important pharmacological effects of the drug, according to reviews of Hofitol are increased excretion of urine and the diuretic effect of the medicine.
Form release Hofitol
Hofitol available in three different forms.
• Tablets brown coated. The pharmacy chains are two types fasovok: 60 or 180 tablets in bottles or blisters;
• Oral solution 120 ml placed in a vial;
• Injection. Packaged in a vial with samootbivaemym tip 5 ml. Ampoules of 5 pieces are placed in the package.
The drug is usually used in the complex therapy. Indications Hofitol listed below:
• nekalkulezny cholecystitis in the chronic form;
• biliary dyskinesia on the hypokinetic type;
• chronic hepatitis;
• in chronic nephritis;
• cirrhosis of the liver;
• renal insufficiency in chronic form.
Hofitol and analogues of the drug is usually well tolerated, but some groups are contraindicated. The list is given below:
• patients with cholelithiasis;
• patients with bile duct obstruction;
• patients diagnosed with acute kidney disease, liver, urinary and biliary tract;
• in patients with hypersensitivity to the drug.
Instruction Hofitol in pill form warns of the impossibility of prescribing for children younger than 6 years.
Instructions for use Hofitol
taking medication depends on the patient's age.
Adults, according to the instructions Hofitol recommended to take the drug orally 3 times daily for 2, 5-5 ml of either 2 or 3 tablets. The treatment is most often 2 or up to 3 weeks.
Babies Hofitol should take 1 to 2 tablets daily before meals. The solution preparation take a quarter or half the dose prescribed for adults, just 3 times a day. Duration of treatment - up to 3 weeks. It should also be noted that, according to medical reviews of Hofitol, a medicine intended for the treatment of children over 6 years.
In case of need to repeat the course of treatment should be to get medical advice.
Side effects Hofitol
As a rule, during treatment with no side effects occur. However, in very rare cases may cause adverse reactions even with obvious indications for Hofitol and the absence of contraindications. The first such reaction is caused by an organism prolonged drug administration in high doses.
Among the side effects known allergic reactions and diarrhea.
Application Hofitol during pregnancy and breastfeeding is permissible only in the case of a doctor's permission and constant medical supervision.
For drugs, similar in composition and image effects on the body to Hofitol include:
• Artichoke extract;
Hofitol stored at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C at a location is accessibility children. Shelf life in compliance with all conditions is 3 years for tablets and 4 years for a solution.