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Berbeshine 500 MG Tablet 10

Berbeshine 500 MG Tablet 10


    • Rs. 149.00

    Uses :

    Berberine is a naturally occurring compound found in some plants such as berberis, berberis aristata. It is used in the treatment of diabetes, arrhythmia, and some cancers.

    Mode of drug action

    Berberine belongs to protoberberine group of benzylisoquinoline alkaloids. It has anti-microbial, glucose and cholesterol lowering activities. Berberine activates an enzyme called APMK, that helps to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. It is used along with other medications to treat hypoglycemic condition.

    What are the common side effects?

    Berberine does not cause any side effects when taken in the normal doses. Side effects with higher doses are not studied.


    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Do not take Berbeshine tablet if an allergic reaction has been experienced with any of its ingredients in the past.

    • The tab Berbeshine should be used with caution in the patients with conditions such as liver or kidney disease, or a history of heart failure. Some patients may need adjustments in Berbeshine dosage.

    • Pregnant and lactating women should take Berbeshine medication only under a doctor’s supervision. This is because of the possibility of harm to the baby.

    • Let the doctor know about the other medicines taken along with Berbeshine. The doctor will tell if taking these medicines together with Berbeshine is safe.

    • Follow the instructions given by the doctor and take Berbeshine medicine accordingly. This helps to reduce or avoid the unwanted effects associated with the drug use.

    • Read the package leaflet regarding the benefits and side effects of Berbeshine.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is it safe to take Berberine during pregnancy? Yes. It is safe to take Berberine in the quantities found in food during pregnancy. However, taking more than the prescribed limits can lead to premature births. So, consult a doctor for dosage.

    2. What are the side effects with the use of berberine? Berberine is safe at lower doses. But some people may experience gastro intestinal side effects. Report the doctor if any such side effects are noticed.

    3. What are the natural sources of Berberine? Berberine is found in stems, roots, and barks of many plants such as goldenseal, coptis, Oregon grape, barbery etc.

    4. What is the dose of Berberine? Berberine dosage depends on individual’s age, overall health, and other factors. So, ask a doctor for the dosage instructions.

    5. I am on antibiotics. Can I take berberine? No, berberine may have drug-drug interactions with antibiotics especially with macrolide antibiotics.

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