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Udca 150mg Tab

By BRITISH BIOLOGICALS
30 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Udca Tablet is used to dissolve gallstones in various liver-related disorders such as cirrhosis, sclerosing cholangitis and liver dysfunction. Udca Tablet contains ursodeoxycholic acid as its active i...
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ContainsUrsodeoxycholic Acid / Ursodiol(150.0 Mg)
UsesGallbladder stones and Liver dysfunction
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, sticky stool
ClassificationHEPATOPROTECTIVE
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Uses of Udca 150 MG

  • Udca Tablet is used to dissolve gallbladder stones that are made of cholesterol in various liver-related disorders such as cirrhosis and sclerosing cholangitis.
  • Liver dysfunction is associated with cystic fibrosis (a hereditary disease that affects the lungs and digestive system).

Contraindications of Udca 150 MG

  • If you are allergic to ursodeoxycholic acid or any ingredient of Udca Tablet.
  • If you have stomach or intestinal ulcer or bleeding.
  • If you have recently had surgery involving any part of your intestine.
  • If you have a liver-related disorder and non-functional gall bladder.
  • If you are suffering from a liver or intestinal condition which affects the circulation of bile substances like blockage of the bile duct.
  • If you are suffering from inflammation/blockage of the gall bladder or biliary tract.

Side effects of Udca 150 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Sticky stool

Precautions and Warnings of Udca 150 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Udca Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the safety of Udca Tablets in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Udca Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
The safety of Udca Tablets is not established in breastfeeding women. Hence, it should not be used while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Udca Tablets?
A:
It is not expected that Udca Tablet will affect your ability to drive but if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Udca Tablets?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Udca Tablet, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of liver disease or obstruction in bile passage, your doctor may ask you to do a liver function test regularly.
  • You experience a persistent diarrhoea, your doctor may discontinue the therapy immediately.
  • Women of childbearing age should use non-hormonal contraceptive measures (physical barrier) or low oestrogen oral contraceptive pills. Combination oral contraceptive pills should not be taken with Udc...
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  • Your doctor may ask you for an ultrasound after six months of the treatment to check the therapeutic improvement.
  • It would be best if you avoided a high cholesterol diet during the treatment as it may affect the effectiveness of Udca.

Mode of Action of Udca 150 MG

How Does It Work?

Udca Tablet improve liver function. It works as a dissolving agent and thus reduces the cholesterol content in bile and controls the blood's amount of cholesterol. It is also known to control the synt...
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Directions for Use of Udca 150 MG

  • Udca Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken after having your meal. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Udca 150 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Udca Tablet may interact with other medications and provide an altered response to the treatment. Please notify your doctor if you are undergoing any other treatments, over-the-counter medications (th...
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  • Hormonal pills should not be used if you are on treatment with Udca Tablets.
  • Concomitant use of cholesterol-lowering medicines like cholestyramine or colestipol and some antacids may reduce the efficacy of Udca. So, it should be taken between the gap of 2 hours at least.
  • Other medicines that may affect this tablet's absorption are charcoal and antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin, immunosuppressants like Ciclosporin, cholesterol-lowering medicines like Atorvastatin and Daps...
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Interactions with food items

Your doctor may preferably ask you to take Udca Tablet after meals.

Storage and disposal of Udca 150 MG

  • Store Udca Tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused and expired medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Udca 150 MG

Overdose

The most common symptom of an overdose of Udca is diarrhoea. Consult your doctor immediately if you have taken an excessive dose of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Udca Tablets, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose o...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Udca reduce raised liver enzymes?

A: No, it does not have an action against reducing increased liver enzymes.

Q: Does high blood cholesterol level cause gallbladder stones?

A: High blood cholesterol levels can cause supersaturation of cholesterol crystals, which may eventually lead to gallstone formation.

Q: What is Udca Tablet used for?

  • Udca Tablet is used to dissolve gallbladder stones that are made of cholesterol in various liver-related disorders such as cirrhosis and sclerosing cholangitis.
  • It is also used in liver dysfunction associated with cystic fibrosis (a hereditary disease that affects the lungs and digestive system).
Product Details
Brand
UDCA
Expires on or After
17/08/2022

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