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Ursokem OD 600 mg Tablet


Overview

Ursokem Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Hair loss
  • Itching
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea

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. Ursokem OD 600 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ursokem Tablet works

Ursokem OD 600 mg Tablet is a hepatoprotective medication. It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol in the blood and helps dissolve gallbladder stones that are composed mainly of cholesterol. It also improves liver enzymes, protects liver cells from injury caused due to toxic bile acids, and improves liver function.

Ursokem Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ursokem OD 600 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Ursokem OD 600 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.
Driving
SAFE
Ursokem OD 600 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ursokem OD 600 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ursokem OD 600 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ursokem Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ursokem OD 600 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Ursokem OD 600 mg Tablet
₹24.76/Tablet
₹52.22/Tablet
111% costlier
Bilefix 600 Tablet
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
₹49.57/Tablet
100% costlier

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ursokem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ursokem

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sir, my father 61 years old man,have liver cirrhosis ,middle stage now using golbi 300mg tablet daily 2times , i want to know whether any problem if use low cost table substitute for golbi ??
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
no there is no problem u can use low cost golbiuse LIVOKIND 300 mg ,its cheap and from good brand as well
Liver cirrhosis &gastric problem taking alopathy medicine. Is ayurveda have any medicine to reconstruct the liver tell me about that Thanks & regards
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take cytozen capsule 2 capsule twice, aarogyavardhini vati 2 tablet twice with water, kumaryasav 20 ml twice after meal with water
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is it safe to use Ursokem for long term?

Ursokem should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Ursokem is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.

Q. What is Ursokem?

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.

Q. Does Ursokem cause weight gain?

No, the use of Ursokem does not cause weight gain or weight loss. However, please consult your doctor in case you experience weight gain or weight loss while taking this drug.

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