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URSOKEM PLUS 140 MG/300 MG TABLET

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Composition for URSOKEM PLUS

Silymarin(140 mg),Ursodeoxycholic Acid(300 mg)

food interaction for URSOKEM PLUS

alcohol interaction for URSOKEM PLUS

pregnancy interaction for URSOKEM PLUS

lactation interaction for URSOKEM PLUS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for URSOKEM PLUS

Silymarin(140 mg)

Uses

Silymarin is used in the treatment of pain.

How it works

Silymarin is an active principle obtained from milk thistle seed (Silybum marianum) . It might protect liver cells from toxic chemicals and drugs. It also seems to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Milk thistle plant extract might enhance the effects of estrogen.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain
Ursodeoxycholic Acid(300 mg)

Uses

Ursodeoxycholic Acid is used in the treatment of cholestatic liver diseases, alcoholic fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver.

How it 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.

Common side effects

Sore throat, Itching, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Headache, Constipation, Rash, Dizziness, Stomach pain, Nasal congestion, Cold symptoms, Sneezing

Common Dosage for URSOKEM PLUS 140 MG/300 MG TABLET

Patients taking URSOKEM PLUS 140 MG/300 MG TABLET

  • 71%
    Twice A Day
  • 21%
    Once A Day
  • 7%
    Twice A Week

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Expert advice for URSOKEM PLUS

Do not start or continue silymarin and consult your doctor:
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you have liver cirrhosis.
  • If you have Hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids.

Frequently asked questions for URSOKEM PLUS

Silymarin

Q.Is silymarin/milk thistle safe?
Silymarin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is silymarin same as milk thistle?
Yes, silymarin is a compound obtained from milk thistle seed

Q.Is silymarin good for liver?
Silymarin acts as liver protectant and has been found to be effective for certain liver disease. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use

Q.Is silymarin good for kidney?
It is good for kidney as found in some studie

Q.Is silymarin a flavonoidYes ,it contains a mixture of flavonolignans consisting of silibinin, isosilibinin, silicristin and silidianin.Is silymarin a blood thinner?
No, it acts as liver protectant

Q.Does silymarin protect liver?
Yes, silymarin acts as liver protectant

Q.Does silymarin cause low cholesterol level, diarrhea, lower bilirubin?
Diahhrea is the common side effect of silymarin. No clinically observable effect on cholesterol and bilirubin has been reported. Patient should follow doctor's advice regarding possible side effects

Q.Does silymarin have estrogen?
No, however it may acts like estrogen.

Ursodeoxycholic Acid

Q.Is ursodeoxycholic acid a steroid/ antibiotic?
No, Ursodeoxycholic acid is a bile acid, a substance naturally produced by the body that is stored in the gallbladder

Q.Is ursodeoxycholic acid safe?
Ursodeoxycholic acid is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.What is ursodeoxycholic acid/Udihep forte/Udiliv300/Udiliv150?
Ursodeoxycholic acid is a bile acid, a substance naturally produced by the body that is stored in the gallbladder

Q.How does it work?
It works by decreasing the production of cholesterol and by dissolving the cholesterol in bile so that it cannot form stones

Q.Does ursodeoxycholic acid/Udihep forte/Udiliv 300/Udiliv 150 cause weight gain/loss?
No, it has no effect on weight

Q.How does ursodeoxycholic acid works for primary biliary cirrhosis/obstructive cholestasis?
Ursodeoxycholic acid works by decreasing the production of cholesterol and by dissolving the cholesterol in bile so that it cannot form stones.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 January, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)