LIFE 600 20 tablets - 612 mg
Herbal medicinal product for use in depressive disorders
LIFE 600 20 tablets - 612 mg
Dry extract of St. John's Wort
600 What is Life?
Herbal medicinal product for use in depressive disorders.
What is Life 600 uses?
Mild to moderate depressive disorders.
When you need to use 600 Life?
600 Life can not be used concurrently with cyclosporine, sirolimus, tacrolimus for internal use or indinavir respectively. other protease inhibitors in anti-HIV therapy, irinotecan and other cytostatics, and other antidepressants.
600 Life should not be taken with known hypersensitivity to St. John's wort or any of the excipients of the drug in the skin known hypersensitivity to light, as well as major depressive episodes.
Do not be taken by children under 12 years.
What precautions should be taken when using 600 Life?
Concurrent use with Life 600 can reduce the effects of anticoagulants such as coumarin (warfarin, phenprocoumon) imunodepresanti (cyclosporine, sirolimus, tacrolimus for internal use), digoxin, theophylline, and amitriptyline.
In patients who are taking such medicines should be carried out appropriate control treatment especially at the beginning and after taking Life 600 (eg, the concentration of drug in plasma or whole blood) (see "Interactions with other drugs and other forms of interaction ").
During the use of 600 Life should avoid exposure to intense ultraviolet (long sun, sunlamps, solarium) or to provide adequate protection from the sun.
In women taking oral hormonal contraceptives, it is possible intermediate bleeding as a result of interaction. In such cases it is necessary to take additional measures to prevent, as the security of contraception as a whole can be reduced.
When both apply other medicines, caution even after taking products containing St John's wort (see Interactions)
The product is not suitable for people with lactase insufficiency, galactosaemia or glucose / galactose malabsorption.
What should I keep in mind if you are pregnant or breast-feeding?
Is insufficient experience with the use of extracts of St. John's wort during pregnancy and lactation. Therefore, 600 Life should not be used during pregnancy and lactation.
Other products that influence the effect of Life 600 or may be affected?
In isolated cases were observed interactions listed below medicinal substances that can lead to a weakening of their therapeutic effects:
Anticoagulants such as coumarin (eg phenprocoumon, warfarin), immunosuppressant (eg cyclosporine, sirolimus, tacrolimus for internal use), digoxin, indinavir and other protease inhibitors in anti-HIV therapy, irinotecan and other cytotoxic agents, amitriptyline, midazolam simvastatin, ivabradine theophylline.
Medicines containing St. John's wort can help the metabolism of medicines that are metabolised by the cytochrome P450 enzyme system. This can follow weight loss and / or reduce the effects of the respective drug.
when administered with certain antidepressants (nefazodone, paroxetine, sertraline) their therapeutic effect may be enhanced. In rare cases there may be side effects occur more prominently (serotoninergicheski effects) such as nausea, vomiting, fear, anxiety and confusion.
During concomitant therapy with other drugs that affect photosensitizing, there is a theoretical possibility to enhance the phototoxic reactions (see "Adverse Reactions").
Women who use oral hormonal contraceptives who take 600 Life likelihood of occurrence of intermediate bleeding and reduced security of contraception.
Therefore, in all cases, taken together with other medicines should be sought advice.
How can you use 600 Life and how long?
Unless otherwise prescribed, take 1 tablet with some liquid once daily after breakfast, not chew.
Since the early days of the administration, the medical effects of the drug to be developed gradually, 600 Life should not be taken without interruption for 14 days to achieve a desired effect. In general, the duration of use is limited by distinct improvement is seen after 4-6 weeks of use.
In the event that so far no improvement or worsening symptoms should be consulted with a doctor.
What should you do if you take more 600 LIFE?
If a patient swallows Life 600 too much and forgot to take it, you should continue to take it as prescribed by your doctor or as given in the directions for dosing.
After receiving significant overdoses, the skin should be protected from sunlight and UV radiation for a period of 1 to 2 weeks because of possible increased sensitivity (limit of stay in the open sun covering skin with clothing and use a sunscreen agents with high SPF, so-called. "sun blocker"). Adverse reactions may occur and more.
Currently there is no evidence of severe poisoning with preparations of St. John's wort in humans.
What side effects can cause LIFE 600?
In rare cases, especially in people with fair skin, increased skin sensitivity to light (photosensitisation) can cause reactions similar to sunburn (burning, sensitivity to cold or pain) on the exposed areas of the skin glow.
In rare cases, you might develop gastrointestinal symptoms, allergic skin reactions such as redness, swelling and / or itching of skin fatigue.
The color of the urine may become more intense yellow under certain circumstances. This is due to the natural color of riboflavin (vitamin B2), which is contained in the coating of tablets.
What you should know when driving or operating machinery?
600 Life does not alter the reaction and does not interfere with the ability to actively participate in traffic.
How to store 600 LIFE?
Life 600 should be stored at temperatures below +25 ° C!
Keep out of reach of children!
The shelf life is 36 months.
600 Life should not be used after the expiry date stated on the packaging.
1 tablet contains:
Dry hypericin extract (5-8:1) 612.0 mg
(Extractant: 50 vol.% Ethanol)
Croscarmellose sodium, Eudragit E 100, highly dispersed silicon dioxide, lactose monohydrate, macrogol 4000, magnesium stearate (vegetable), maltodextrin, riboflavin E 101, talc, titanium dioxide E171.