Hepel is a homeopathic preparation with a multicomponent composition. Among the properties of the drug are spasmolytic, hepatoprotective, antidiarrheal, choleretic, and anti-inflammatory. Often it is used to treat diseases of the hepatobiliary system.
Among the indications for the use of the drug:
- Diseases of the liver, as well as bile ducts (chronic forms of cholecystitis, hepatitis and cholangitis, as well as cholelithiasis);
- Intestinal dysbiosis;
- Chronic form of colitis and enteritis;
- In the complex treatment of skin diseases (for example, eczema, allergic dermatitis or acne).
The drug is available in the form of tablets and an injection solution. Tablets are white-orange in color (sometimes completely white). One package contains 50 or 250 tablets. The injection solution is released in ampoules with a volume of 1.1 ml. The liquid is clear, has no taste and smell. One package contains 5 or 10 or 50 or 100 ampoules.
It is contraindicated to use the drug if the patient has increased sensitivity to its active and auxiliary components (such as lactose or magnesium stearate). Therefore, if there is lactose intolerance, it is also prohibited.
If the patient is diagnosed with liver disease and the drug is used in combination with hepatotoxic agents, it is necessary to consult a physician before the reception.
Side effects Hepel
Occasionally, taking the medication causes an allergic reaction if the patient has an increased sensitivity to its active ingredients. Among such reactions - rash on the skin, its redness and edema, anaphylaxis, as well as angioedema. Another side reaction may be a rise in temperature.
Dosing and administration
Tablets should be taken under the tongue 1 hour after eating or on an empty stomach before meals (15 minutes). The dosage is determined by the doctor, mainly it is the intake of Table 1. Three times a day. The duration of the treatment course is usually individual and can range from 3 weeks. Up to 1 month. For children under the age of 3, a quarter of the tablet is pulverized and dissolved in 1 tsp. Boiled water at room temperature. Older children are allowed to prescribe an adult dosage (you can also grind tablets into powder or take under the tongue). If the symptoms of the disease are extremely acute, you can take the pill every 15 minutes for the first 2 hours. Further treatment is transferred to the standard mode.
The injection solution is administered either subcutaneously or intramuscularly or intravenously. In acute cases, 1 ampoule is administered per day. Daily, and upon attaining clinical improvement, they switch to the 1 ampoule mode 1-3 r. / week.
Interactions with other drugs
Hepel is allowed to be taken in combination with other medicines without the risk of interactions that can affect the clinical picture.
In combination with hepatotoxic drugs, Hepel can be administered only individually, considering all the risks and possible benefits for the patient's body.