• Heptor: instructions for use, indications, price



    The Russian manufacturer of the drug "Heptor" presented its product on the pharmaceutical market in the form of tablets and lyophilisate. The composition includes various substances, among which it is necessary to allocate ademetionine.


    Ademethionine is best absorbed by the body when administered intramuscularly (absorption is 96%). The maximum plasma concentration is observed after 2-6 hours. The substance is practically not bound to blood proteins. It breaks down in the liver into metabolites, which after 1.5 hours go out with the urine.


    "Heptor" is prescribed to patients diagnosed with chronic cholecystitis, cholangitis, cholestasis, withdrawal syndrome. Effectively hepatoprotective agent for viral, toxic, alcoholic and medicinal hepatitis. Use the drug for fatty degeneration and cirrhosis of the liver, as well as for encephalopathy and depression.


    The drug "Heptor" in no case can not take children, pregnant women and nursing mothers, as it causes irreversible effects in children. It is dangerous in case of hypersensitivity to the components.

    Mode of application

    Tablets "Heptor" should be taken between meals, preferably in the morning. As a supportive, doctors prescribe 2-4 tablets every day for 2-4 weeks.

    The drug can be used intravenously and intramuscularly, but for this you need to buy lyophilisate. It is diluted in solution for injection. Injection therapy is used only to relieve acute symptoms. With intensive treatment in the first 15-20 days, 400-800 mg of ademetionine per day is injected into the body.

    Side effects

    When taking pills, some patients report frequent headache, lack of sleep, abdominal pain, dry mouth, bloating, nausea and diarrhea.

    Allergic reactions, heartburn, and gastralgia are occasionally observed during injection therapy.

    Price and analogues

    20 tablets "Heptor" are in the pharmacy 1100-1200 rubles. Lyophilisate will cost the buyers a bit more expensive - 1400-1500 rubles for 5 ampoules.You can replace the drug with its analogues, which include: "Heptral", "Phosphogliv", "Essentiale Forte". Before you start taking a substitute, you should consult with your doctor.

    Drug reviews

    People note the undeniable benefits of the drug "Heptor". The price of this product is quite democratic (unlike the Spanish equivalent of “Heptral”); it is effective from the first day of admission; rarely causes unwanted body reactions; has a cumulative and long lasting result.

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