Ursokem Plus 140 mg/300 mg Tablet

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Composition for Ursokem Plus 140 mg/300 mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Cholestatic liver diseases, Alcoholic fatty liver disease, Non-alcoholic fatty liver
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Medicine Overview of Ursokem Plus 140 mg/300 mg Tablet

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Uses of Silymarin

Silymarin 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 Silymarin

Common

Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain, Stomach upset, Back pain, Hair loss, Dizziness, Abdominal pain, Itching, Rash.

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How to use Silymarin

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 Plus 140 mg/300 mg Tablet with food.

How Ursokem Plus 140 mg/300 mg Tablet 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..
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Uses of Ursodeoxycholic Acid

Ursodeoxycholic Acid 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 Ursodeoxycholic Acid

Common

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

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How to use Ursodeoxycholic Acid

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 Plus 140 mg/300 mg Tablet with food.

How Ursokem Plus 140 mg/300 mg 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 Plus 140 mg/300 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Silymarin

  • Do not take antacids that contain aluminum while you are taking the Silymarin. This is because antacids decrease the amount of Silymarin absorbed by the body.
  • Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
  • Silymarin should be taken preferably after meals.

Expert advice for Ursodeoxycholic Acid

  • 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 Ursokem Plus 140 mg/300 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Ursokem Plus 140 m
g/300 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
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Ursokem Plus 140 mg/300 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ursokem
Plus 140 mg/300 mg 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
Plus 140 mg/300 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ursokem Plus 140 mg/300 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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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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