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Ursotab 150 may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Ursotab 150 is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, t... View More
Ursotab 150 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.... View More
Ursotab 150 does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Ursotab 150 in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ursotab 150 in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Ursotab 150 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... View More
Uses of Ursotab 150
- Primary biliary cirrhosis
- Gallbladder stones
Side effects of Ursotab 150
- Abdominal pain
- Hair loss
How to use Ursotab 150
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. Ursotab 150 is to be taken... View More
How Ursotab 150 works
Ursotab 150 is a hepatoprotective medication. It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol in the blood and helps dissolve gallbladder stones that are... View More
What if you forget to take Ursotab 150?
If you miss a dose of Ursotab 150, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Ursotab 150 should be taken after a meal with a glass of milk or water.
- Eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly and avoid alcohol intake.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if diarrhea persists or if you find blood in your stools.
- Your doctor may monitor your liver function and bilirubin levels every month for next 3 months after the start of therapy, and every 6 months thereafter... View More
- Do not stop taking the medication without talking to your doctor.
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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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More