Description of the medicine: Bilignin (Biligninum)
A herbal preparation (from wood), which is a modified lignin (an organic polymer compound contained in cell membranes and contributing to their lignification).
Brown to dark brown amorphous powder with a light characteristic odor and a mild astringent taste. Practically insoluble in water and alcohol.
When ingested, it binds bile acids in the intestine, reduces their reverse absorption and promotes their excretion with feces.
It is used for liver diseases (cholestatic hepatitis, biliary cirrhosis, etc.) and other diseases associated with metabolic disorders and an increase in the content of bile acids and cholesterol in the body.
Take orally 5 to 10 g (1 to 2 teaspoons) 3 times a day 30 to 40 minutes before meals, washed down with water.
The course of treatment is from 7 days to 3 months; if necessary, repeat the course.
When taking the drug, dyspeptic phenomena occurring when the dose is reduced.
Please note that prolonged excretion of bile acids may be accompanied by impaired absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (A and D).
Release form: powder on 75 and 100 g in cans of orange glass.
Storage: in a dry place at room temperature.