Information about Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol
Ursodeoxycholic acid/ursodiol uses
Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol is used in the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis and gallbladder stones.
How ursodeoxycholic acid/ursodiol works
Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol 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.
Common side effects of ursodeoxycholic acid/ursodiol
Nausea, Rash, Hair loss, Itching, Abdominal pain, Diarrhea
Available Medicine for Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol
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- ₹88 to ₹254Alkem Laboratories Ltd4 variant(s)
- ₹125 to ₹220Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd2 variant(s)
Frequently asked questions for Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol
Q. What is Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol?
Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol 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 it safe to use Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol for long term?
Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.
Q. Does Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol cause weight gain?
No, the use of Ursodeoxycholic Acid/Ursodiol 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.