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.
Shinoliv should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Shinoliv is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.
Q. What is Shinoliv?
Shinoliv 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 Shinoliv cause weight gain?
No, the use of Shinoliv 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 14th Jun 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.