Medicine Overview of Udigrand Tablet
Side Effects of Udigrand are 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. Udigrand 300 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Udigrand 300 mg Tablet is a hepatoprotective medication. It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol in the blood and helps dissolve gall bladder stones that are composed mainly of cholesterol. It also improves liver enzymes, protects liver cells from injury due to toxic bile acids, and improves liver function.
In Depth Information on Udigrand Tablet
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
- Udigrand 300 mg Tablet helps the liver perform its normal function.
- It should preferably be taken after meals. One of the doses should always be taken after your evening meal.
- Do not take antacids that contain aluminum while you are taking Udigrand 300 mg Tablet as this decreases the amount of Udigrand 300 mg Tablet absorbed by your body.
- Do not take Udigrand 300 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Udigrand Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Udigrand 300 mg 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.
Udigrand 300 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Udigrand 300 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Udigrand 300 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Udigrand 300 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Udigrand 300 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Udigrand Tablet
Udigrand 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.
Udigrand is generally well tolerated and safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your physician/ doctor.
Q. How does Udigrand work for primary biliary cirrhosis?
Udigrand 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.
Q. Does Udigrand cause weight gain/ weight loss?
No effect of Udigrand has been mentioned on the weight. Please consult your physician/ doctor in case you experience weight gain or weight loss while taking this drug.
Q. How does Udigrand works for primary biliary cirrhosis/obstructive cholestasis?
Udigrand works by decreasing the production of cholesterol and by dissolving the cholesterol in bile so that it cannot form stones.
Q. Is Udigrand effective for the treatment of gall stones?
Yes, Udigrand is effective for the treatment of radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder.
Q. What is Udigrand used for?
Udigrand is used for dissolving radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder and for the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis.
Q. How does Udigrand work in obstetric cholestasis?
Udigrand helps in improving pruritus and liver function in women with obstetric cholestasis. Always consult your physician before taking Udigrand as there is limited data available on the use of Udigrand during pregnancy. This must not be used during pregnancy unless clearly indicated.
Q. What does Udigrand do?
Udigrand decreases the production of cholesterol and dissolves the cholesterol in bile so that it does not form gallstones.
Q. Is Udigrand a steroid?
No, Udigrand is not a steroid.
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Taking Udigrand with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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