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Silymarin

Silymarin is an herbal supplement used for many different treatments. Silymaric is a plant extract. For effective relief of numerous symptoms, order Silymarin today and experience better health!

Silymarin is also known as Milk Thistle.

Uses

Silymarin has been used for stomach and appetite complaints, liver problems, gallbladder problems, and as an antidote to death cap (Amanita) mushroom poisoning.

The use of Silymarin in cultural and traditional settings may differ from concepts accepted by current Western medicine. When considering the use of herbal supplements, consultation with a primary health care professional is advisable.

How to take

Use Generic Silymarin as directed on the package or as directed by your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
Take the pill forms of Generic Silymarin with a full glass of water.

Side effects

Although rare, allergic reactions to Generic Silymarin have been reported. Stop taking Generic Silymarin and seek emergency medical attention if you experience symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives.

Other less serious side effects are also uncommon and reports have included mild stomach upset.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur.

Precautions

Silymarin may inhibit the metabolism of certain drugs. Before taking Silymarin, ask your doctor if any drugs you are taking are metabolized by a liver enzyme called CYP3A4. You may not be able to take Silymarin, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring while you are taking it.

Before taking Silymarin, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care professional if you have allergies (especially to plants), have any medical conditions, or if you take other medicines or other herbal/health supplements. Milk thistle may not be recommended in some situations.

Drug interactions

Generic Silymarin may inhibit the metabolism of certain drugs. Before taking Generic Silymarin, ask your doctor if any drugs you are taking are metabolized by a liver enzyme called CYP3A4. You may not be able to take Generic Silymarin, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring while you are taking it.

Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care professional before taking Generic Silymarin if you are taking any other medicines or supplements.

Missed dose

No information is available regarding a missed dose of Generic Silymarin. Consult your doctor, pharmacist, or health care professional if you require further information.

Storage

Store Generic Silymarin as directed on the package. In general, Generic Silymarin should be protected from light.