Oxycol is a medicine used to dissolve certain types of gallstones, to prevent them from forming and to treat a type of liver disease called primary bili... View More
Uses of Oxycol
Side effects of Oxycol
How to use Oxycol
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. Oxycol is to be taken with... View More
How Oxycol works
Oxycol is a hepatoprotective medication. It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol in the blood and helps dissolve gallbladder stones that are comp... View More
What if you forget to take Oxycol?
If you miss a dose of Oxycol, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Dissolution of cholesterol-rich gallstones, Primary biliary cirrhosis, Prevention of gallstone formation in obese patients experiencing rapid weight los... View More
Should be taken with food.
Oral Dissolution of cholesterol-rich gallstones Adult: 8-12 mg/kg once daily at bedtime or in 2 divided doses continued for 3-4 mth after radiological... View More
Acute inflammation of gallbladder or biliary tract, occlusion of biliary tract, frequent episodes of biliary colic, radio-opaque calcified gallstones, i... View More
Mode of Action
Ursodeoxycholic acid suppresses hepatic synthesis and secretion of cholesterol and also inhibits intestinal absorption of cholesterol.
Excessive diatery intake of calories and cholesterol should be avoided. Liver function tests and bilirubin levels should be monitored every month for t... View More
>10% Headache,Dizziness,Diarrhea,Dyspepsia,Nausea/vomiting,Back pain,Upper respiratory tract infection 1-10% Alopecia,Rash,Hyperglycemia,Flatulence... View More
Cholestyramine, charcoal and antacids may reduce effectiveness. Aluminum-based antacids may reduce absorption. Oestrogens and clofibrate may counteract ... View More
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