Hepmend Sachet

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Hepmend Sachet Information

Hepmend Sachet is a prescription drug, available for use as Granules. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Fatty Liver. Hepmend Sachet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Hepmend Sachet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The side effects typically associated with Hepmend Sachet include Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Pain. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Hepmend Sachet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Hepmend Sachet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Hepmend Sachet is Unknown for pregnant women and Unknown for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Hepmend Sachet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Hepmend Sachet related warnings section.

The section on Hepmend Sachet contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Hepmend Sachet may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Hepmend Sachet, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Hepmend Sachet Benefits & Uses

Hepmend Sachet is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Hepmend Sachet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Geriatric
  • Disease: Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 g
  • Dosage Form: Powder
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult
  • Disease: Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 g
  • Dosage Form: Powder
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Hepmend Sachet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Hepmend Sachet safe for pregnant women?


    It is not known what effect Hepmend will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Hepmend Sachet safe during breastfeeding?


    No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Hepmend on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Hepmend will cause side effects or not.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Hepmend Sachet on the Kidneys?


    There are no side effects of Hepmend on the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Hepmend Sachet on the Liver?


    Hepmend is not harmful for the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Hepmend Sachet on the Heart?


    Hepmend is not harmful for the heart.

    Safe


Hepmend Sachet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Hepmend Sachet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Hepmend Sachet

  • Is this Hepmend Sachet habit forming or addictive?


    Hepmend Sachet is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Hepmend Sachet since it does not cause drowsiness.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Hepmend Sachet is safe for use.

    Safe
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Hepmend Sachet is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Hepmend Sachet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Hepmend Sachet


    Taking Hepmend Sachet with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Hepmend Sachet


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Hepmend Sachet and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Hepmend Sachet

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Hepmend helpful in hepatic encephalopathy?

Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Hepmend is helpful in hepatic encephalopathy which is a brain disorder that causes a decline in the functioning of the brain due to the accumulation of ammonia caused by liver damage. Hepmend works by promoting the synthesis of glutamine in our body which is an amino acid that binds with ammonia, this binding results in the formation of a complex which is non-toxic in nature and easily removed from the body by kidneys in urine. Thus Hepmend helps in inactivation or detoxification and removal of these harmful excessive levels of ammonia which restores its balance in our body.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Hepmend cause low blood pressure (BP)?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

No, Hepmend does not cause low blood pressure (hypotension). If you are experiencing lightheadedness or blurry vision (symptoms of low blood pressure) after taking this drug then try to sit down and rest for a while till it subsides and discuss with the doctor.

Question over 5 years ago

What is Hepmend?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

Hepmend is a brand name of L-ornithine L-aspartate and it comes in various dosage forms such as a tablet, sachet, injection, and oral suspension. It belongs to the class of drug known as hepatic protectors. It is a prescription drug that is used in the management of hyperammonemia (high levels of ammonia in blood) that results from liver diseases such as liver cirrhosis (liver damage caused by long-term alcohol consumption or untreated hepatitis), fatty liver (deposition of fat in the liver), and hepatitis (inflammation of liver due to viral infection). Hepmend is also used in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy (a brain disorder that causes a decline in the functioning of the brain due to the accumulation of ammonia in which results from the liver damage).

Question over 5 years ago

How to take Hepmend?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Ideally, oral Hepmend should be taken by mouth 2 - 3 times a day or as advised by your doctor. Hepmend can be taken with or with food as the presence of food normally does not affect its absorption from the stomach. Precautions must be taken in patients with diabetes mellitus and fructose intolerance.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Hepmend cause nausea and vomiting?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

Yes, Hepmend causes nausea and vomiting, but this occurs in a few cases only. It is a rare side effect of this drug. For relief from nausea and vomiting try to take lime water, avoid eating spicy food even if it persists or becomes severe then discuss it with your doctor.



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