Ursodeoxycholic acid is used to dissolve gall stones in various liver-related disorders such as cirrhosis, sclerosing cholangitis and liver dysfunction. It acts as a dissolving agent, which reduces the cholesterol content in bile. It is available in the form of tablets, capsules and syrup. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting ursodeoxycholic acid....
Q: What are gall stones?
A: Gall stones are hardened deposits of digestive juices formed in the gall bladder (a small organ found under the liver). It mainly occurs due to increased cholesterol content in bile juice.
Q: In which all dosage forms is Ursodeoxycholic acid available?
A: Ursodeoxycholic acid is available in the form of tablets, capsules and syrup.