Hepato-Ritz is a herbal formulation used as protective and therapeutic agent for prophylactic and treatment of hepatic dysfunction. It can prevent liver diseases, treat chronic inflammatory disease of the liver, liver diseases caused by alcohol and radiation, its toxic damage, fatty degeneration of liver of different reasons. Hepato-Ritz is used in maintenance therapy of liver cirrhosis (or in combination with other medicines) and to protect liver after long-term use of NSAIDs, antibiotics and other medicines.
One capsule of the formulation contains dry extracts of milk thistle (Silybum marianum) 140 mg, celandine (Chelidonium majus) 100 mg, tumeric (Curcuma longa) 25 mg, and lecithin 40 mg. This medicine normalizes functioning of liver, improves appetite and digestion. Flavonoid silibinin from milk thistle has hepatoprotective effect at acute and chronic intoxications of the liver, stabilizes cell membranes and prevents their destruction. It does not allow toxic substances to penetrate and damage liver cells. The most important of celandine alkaloids is chelidonine. It kills pain, fights with spasms and helps bile to flow. It has an antioxidant effect, promotes regeneration of liver cells. Curcumin is contained in tumeric, it is a strong anti-inflammatory substance, it reduces toxicity for liver, improves production and secretion of bile. Lecithin is a complex of essential phospholipids, which are necessary for the formation and stabilization of biological structures and regeneration of membranes in liver cells.
Take one capsule of Hepato-Ritz three times a day for prophylactic and therapy. If the disease is severe, then 2 capsules 3 times a day for two weeks are prescribed. Then treatment continued by taking maintenance dose: 1 capsule 3 times a day . Duration of treatment is 1-3 months. Repeat the treatment at intervals of 1-3 months. The medicine should be taken before meals. Do not chew the capsules, swallow them whole with small amount of water.
Caution is needed when the medicine is prescribed to patients with jaundice and cholelithiasis. If you are breastfeeding or pregnant inform your doctor.
Hypersensitivity to the drug.
Possible side effect
The drug was well tolerated. Rarely hypersensitivity reactions can occur.
There is no data on drug interaction for Hepato-Ritz.
Take the missed dose as soon as possible. Skip the missed dose if it is time for your next scheduled dose. Don't take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
There are not any known symptoms of overdose.
Store your medicines at room temperature between between 59-77 degrees F (15-25 degrees C). Store away from moisture and light. Keep it out of the reach of children and away from pets.
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