Гепабене Drug photo

The description is actual on 10.06.2016

  • Latin name: Hepabene
  • ATH code: A05AX
  • Active ingredient: Fumitory medicinal + Thistle spotty
  • Producer: Merckle (Germany)


Dry plant extracts are a part of one capsule: 275,10 mg of a grass of a medicinal fumitory and 83,10 mg of fruits of a spotty thistle.

In addition: colloid silicon dioxide, macrogoal, microcrystallic cellulose, kopovidon, talc, corn starch, magnesium stearate, titanium dioxide, gelatin, iron oxide (yellow, red, black).

Release form

Gepabene's medicine is made in the form of solid capsules No. 30.

Pharmacological action

Gepatoprotektorny, cholagogue.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Gepabene represents the vegetable combined remedy including extracts of a fumitory pharmaceutical and thistles spotty thanks to which the medicinal effects of drug used in medicine for normalization of hepatic function at its various morbid conditions are shown.

Use of the pharmaceutical fumitory containing alkaloid fumarin contributes to normalization of volume of the cosecreted bile, facilitating its inflow to intestines, removes spasms of bilious channels and a gall bladder.

Silymarinum which is a part of a thistle spotty is characterized by the gepatoprotektorny action which is shown at hepatic intoxications chronic and acuity (by binding in tissue of a liver of toxic substances and free radicals), stimulates proteinaceous synthesis, possesses membranostabiliziruyushchy and antioxidant efficiency, favors to recovery of the damaged liver cells.

At oral administration flavonoids of Silymarinum pass a stage of enterohepatic recirculation and are mainly excreted from an organism with bile.

Indications to use

Gepabene's capsules are shown for treatment:


Gepabene's medicine is contraindicated to children till 18 years, the patient with personal hypersensitivity to ingredients of capsules, and also patients with acute inflammatory pathologies of zhelchevyvodyashchy ways and a liver.

Side effects

In certain cases at reception of capsules noted increase in diuresis, laxative action and various allergic manifestations.

Gepabene, application instruction (Way and dosage)

The course of treatment is defined in an individual order. The application instruction of Gepabene assumes reception of capsules of a remedy together with food in the whole look (you should not chew or crush capsules), washing down with a necessary amount of water.

In days, as a rule, recommend to adult patients reception of 3 capsules, through rather equal periods. In case of manifestation of a night pain syndrome allow reception of an additional capsule just before a dream. Increase in a daily dosage of drug up to 6 capsules (this dose is maximum) accepted 3-4 times for 24 hours is possible.


Till today the negative phenomena of overdose were not observed by Gepabene's capsules. At inadvertent reception of a large number of capsules the patient should see consultation the attending physician.


Interaction of active ingredients of drug with other remedies is not described.

Terms of sale

At presentation of the recipe.

Storage conditions

Capsules keep the medicinal properties at a temperature up to 25 °C.

Period of validity

5 years from the moment of production.

Special instructions

During a therapeutic course patients need to accept the remedies which are exclusively appointed by the doctor, to observe the mode of their reception, and also to strictly adhere to the ordered diet.

Gepabene's analogs

It is possible to refer remedies to analogs of drug of Gepabene, most often a plant origin (tablets, collecting, syrups, tinctures), used at similar hepatic pathologies:


  • Gepabene No. 30 kapsulymerckle GMBH

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  • Gepabene kaps. No. 30, Mercklegermaniya
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  • Gepabenemerckle (Germany)


  • Gepabene No. 30 kaps.merckle (Germany)
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Section: For a liver
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Education: Graduated from the Vinnytsia national medical university of N. I. Pirogov, pharmaceutical faculty, the higher pharmaceutical education – the specialty "Pharmacist".

Experience: Work in Koneks and Bios-Media pharmacy chains as "Druggist". Work as "Pharmacist" in Avicenna pharmacy chain of the city of Vinnytsia.

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