Ursokem 150mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Ursokem 150mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Cholestatic liver diseases, Alcoholic fatty liver disease, Non-alcoholic fatty liver
137.5
₹13.75/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ursokem Tablet

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Uses of Ursokem Tablet

Ursokem 150mg Tablet 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 Ursokem Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Ursokem Tablet

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 Ursokem 150mg Tablet with food.

How Ursokem Tablet 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 Ursokem Tablet

Expert advice for Ursokem Tablet

  • Ursokem should be taken preferably after meals.
  • Do not take antacids that contain aluminum while you are taking the Ursokem. This is because antacids decrease the amount of Ursokem absorbed by the body.
  • Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ursokem 150mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ursokem 150mg 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.
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Lactation
Ursokem 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Ursokem 150mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ursokem
150mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ursokem
150mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule, Cyrin 100mg Capsule, Psorid 100mg Soft Gelatin Capsule, Cyclophil ME 25mg 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 Ursokem 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ursodeoxycholic Acid

Ursokem 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.
Ursokem is generally well tolerated and safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your physician/ doctor.
Ursokem 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 Ursokem has been mentioned on the weight. Please consult your physician/ doctor in case you experience weight gain or weight loss while taking this drug.
Ursokem should not be taken during pregnancy until recommended by your physician/ doctor.
Yes, Ursokem is effective for the treatment of radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder.
Ursokem is used for dissolving radiolucent gallstones made of cholesterol in a functioning gallbladder and for the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis.
Ursokem helps in improving pruritus and liver function in women with obstetric cholestasis. Always consult your physician before taking Ursokem as there is limited data available on the use of Ursokem during pregnancy. This must not be used during pregnancy unless clearly indicated.
Ursokem decreases the production of cholesterol and dissolves the cholesterol in bile so that it does not form gallstones.
No, Ursokem is not a steroid.
No, Ursokem is not an antibiotic.
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