Medicine Overview of Hepakind Tablet
Nausea, Rash, Hair loss, Itching, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Hepakind Tablet is to be taken with food.
Ursodeoxycholic acid is a bile acid, a substance naturally produced by the body that is stored in the gallbladder. It works by decreasing the production of cholesterol and by dissolving the cholesterol in bile so that it cannot form stones.
In Depth Information on Hepakind Tablet
- Hepakind should be taken preferably after meals.
- Do not take antacids that contain aluminum while you are taking the Hepakind. This is because antacids decrease the amount of Hepakind absorbed by the body.
- Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
Hepakind Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Hepakind Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Hepakind Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Hepakind Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Hepakind Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Hepakind Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Hepakind Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Hepakind Tablet
Hepakind is a bile acid, a chemical substance present naturally in the body and it helps to control the amount of cholesterol in the blood. It is used to dissolve gallstones in a functioning gallbladder.
Hepakind is generally well tolerated and safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your physician/ doctor.
Hepakind works for primary biliary cirrhosis by decreasing the production of cholesterol and by dissolving the cholesterol in bile so that it does not form stones.
No effect of Hepakind has been mentioned on the weight. Please consult your physician/ doctor in case you experience weight gain or weight loss while taking this drug.
Hepakind works by decreasing the production of cholesterol and by dissolving the cholesterol in bile so that it cannot form stones.
Yes, Hepakind is effective for the treatment of radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder.
Hepakind is used for dissolving radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder and for the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis.
Hepakind helps in improving pruritus and liver function in women with obstetric cholestasis. Always consult your physician before taking Hepakind as there is limited data available on the use of Hepakind during pregnancy. This must not be used during pregnancy unless clearly indicated.
Hepakind decreases the production of cholesterol and dissolves the cholesterol in bile so that it does not form gallstones.
No, Hepakind is not a steroid.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Hepakind with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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