URSOFALK 250mg Capsule 10s

 235.75

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Drug Strength: 250mg
Drug Form : Capsule
Pack Size : 10s
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Ursodeoxycholic Acid:250mg | Cholagogues & hepatic preparations

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : AGPProduct Form : CapsulePack Size : 10sIngredients : Ursodeoxycholic Acid:250mgGeneric Category : Cholagogues & hepatic preparations

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    How it works

    URSOFALK 250mg Capsule 10s works by inhibiting the production of cholesterol from the liver and also reducing the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for URSOFALK 250mg Capsule 10s

    • Diarrhea
    • Indigestion
    • Headache
    • Nausea or Vomiting
    • Back pain
    • Bloody and cloudy urine
    • Black or tarry stools
    • Unusual bleeding or bruising rare
    • Frequent and/or painful urination
    • Fever and cough rare
    • Hair loss rare
    • Swelling of eyelids, face, lips, tongue rare
    • Dizziness
    • Constipation
    • Joint pain

    Uses of URSOFALK 250mg Capsule 10s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Dissolution of cholesterol rich gallstones

      This medicine is used to break and dissolve stones of the gall bladder which are formed by cholesterol deposits. It is also used to prevent gall stone formation in some patients.

    • Primary biliary cirrhosis

      This medicine is used to treat the symptoms and slow the progression of this disease of the liver and the bile duct.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

    • Duration of Effect

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to URSOFALK 250mg Capsule 10s or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

    • Biliary tract disorder

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a swelling, obstruction, deformation, or fistula of the bile tract.

    • Gallbladder disorder

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a non-functional gall bladder or conditions like swelling or impaired contractility of the gall bladder.

    • Presence of calcified gallstone

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having gallstones formed due to the deposit of calcium. These stones are detectable in an x-ray.

    • Chronic liver disease

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from chronic liver diseases due to the risk of adverse effects.

    • Inflammatory

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an ongoing inflammatory disease of the bowel.

    • Patients requiring cholecystectomy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who require surgery to remove the gall bladder or to remove the stones.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Type of gallstone

      This medicine should be used only if the stone has high cholesterol content. Other stones formed due to calcium deposits or ones that are detectable in X-ray should not be treated with this medicine.

    • Liver impairment

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver impairment. Close monitoring of liver function and bilirubin levels are necessary before starting the therapy and during the course of therapy with this medicine. It is not recommended for use in patients suffering from chronic liver diseases due to the risk of adverse effects.

    • Time taken for stone dissolution

      This medicine may take several months for dissolving the gall stone. Any complications experienced during this duration should be reported to the doctor. The likelihood of recurrence is very high if the therapy is discontinued.

    • Diarrhea

      Any incidence of diarrhea while taking this medicine should be reported to the doctor immediately. You may require a dose adjustment if this side effect is severe and persistent.

    • Initial worsening of symptoms

      The use of this medicine for primary biliary cirrhosis may worsen the symptoms initially. Report any such instance to the doctor as a dose adjustment may be needed in such cases.

    • Use in children

      This medicine is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Aluminium Hydroxide
    • Cholestyramine moderate
    • Estrogens moderate

    General Instructions

    Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Other details

    • To be taken with food
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver URSOFALK 250mg Capsule 10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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