URSOCOL 450MG TABLET SR

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Primarily used for

Cholestatic Liver Diseases, alcoholic fatty liver disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver
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₹27.6/tablet sr
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of URSOCOL TABLET SR

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Uses of URSOCOL TABLET SR

Ursocol 450mg tablet sr is used in the treatment of cholestatic liver diseases, alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver.
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Side effects of URSOCOL TABLET SR

Common

Nausea, Rash, Hair loss, Itching, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use URSOCOL TABLET SR

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. It is better to take Ursocol 450mg tablet sr with food.

How URSOCOL TABLET SR works

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 URSOCOL TABLET SR

Expert advice for URSOCOL TABLET SR

  • Ursodeoxycholic Acid should be taken preferably after meals.
  • Do not take antacids that contain aluminum while you are taking the Ursodeoxycholic Acid. This is because antacids decrease the amount of Ursodeoxycholic Acid absorbed by the body.
  • Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for URSOCOL 450MG TABLET SR
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ursocol 450mg tablet sr 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Ursocol 450mg tablet sr is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
CONSIRAL 25MG CAPSULE, ARPIMUNE ME 50MG CAPSULE, ONCYCLO 50MG CAPSULE, PSORID 50MG SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ursodeoxycholic Acid, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for URSOCOL 450MG TABLET SR

Frequently asked questions for Ursodeoxycholic Acid

Q. What is ursodeoxycholic acid?
Ursodeoxycholic acid 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.
Q. Is ursodeoxycholic acid safe?
Ursodeoxycholic acid is generally well tolerated and safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your physician/ doctor.
Q. How does ursodeoxycholic acid work for primary biliary cirrhosis?
Ursodeoxycholic acid 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 ursodeoxycholic acid cause weight gain/ weight loss?
No effect of ursodeoxycholic acid 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. Is ursodeoxycholic acid safe during pregnancy?
Ursodeoxycholic acid should not be taken during pregnancy until recommended by your physician/ doctor.
Q. Is Ursodeoxycholic acid effective for the treatment of gall stones?
Yes, Ursodeoxycholic acid is effective for the treatment of radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder.
Q. What is ursodeoxycholic acid used for?
Ursodeoxycholic acid is used for dissolving radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder and for the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis.
Q. How does ursodeoxycholic acid work in obstetric cholestasis?
Ursodeoxycholic acid helps in improving pruritus and liver function in women with obstetric cholestasis. Always consult your physician before taking ursodeoxycholic acid as there is limited data available on the use of ursodeoxycholic acid during pregnancy. This must not be used during pregnancy unless clearly indicated.
Q. What does ursodeoxycholic acid do?
Ursodeoxycholic acid decreases the production of cholesterol and dissolves the cholesterol in bile so that it does not form gallstones.
Q. Is ursodeoxycholic acid a steroid?
No, ursodeoxycholic acid is not a steroid.
Q. Is ursodeoxycholic acid an antibiotic?
No, ursodeoxycholic acid is not an antibiotic.
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