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Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
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Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By ABBOTT INDIA LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
270.6*
MRP 338.25
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Ursodeoxycholic Acid / Ursodiol(150.0 Mg)
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Hepatoprotective

Medical Description

Udiliv 150 mg tablet contains Ursodeoxycholic acid as its active ingredient. It is a medicine used to dissolve gall stones in various liver-related disorders such as cirrhosis, sclerosing cholangitis, and liver dysfunction. 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. Udiliv 150 mg tablet acts as a dissolving agent, which reduces the cholesterol content in bile. Diarrhoea and paste-like stools are some of the common side effects associated with this medicine.
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Uses of Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Udiliv 150 mg 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 associated with cystic fibrosis (a hereditary disease that affects lungs and digestive system).

Contraindications of Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Ursodeoxycholic acid or any ingredient of Udiliv 150 mg tablet.
  • If you have stomach or intestinal ulcer or bleeding.
  • If you have recently had a 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 Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Sticky stool

Precautions and Warnings of Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Udiliv 150 mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the safety of Udiliv 150 mg tablet in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Udiliv 150 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
The safety of Udiliv 150 mg tablet is not established in breastfeeding women. Hence, it should not be used while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Udiliv 150 mg tablets?
A:
It is not expected that Udiliv 150 mg 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 Udiliv 150 mg tablets?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Udiliv 150 mg 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 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 Udiliv 150 mg.
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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 Udiliv 150 mg.

Mode of Action of Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Udiliv 150 mg tablets 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 synthesis of cholesterol and absorption from the intestine.
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Directions for Use of Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Udiliv 150 mg 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 Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Udiliv 150 mg 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 (that you buy without a prescription) and herbal preparations. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.
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  • Hormonal pills should not be used if you are on treatment with Udiliv 150 mg tablets.
  • Concomitant use of cholesterol-lowering medicines like cholestyramine or colestipol and some antacids may reduce the efficacy of Udiliv 150. 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 Dapsone used as an anti-infective. Hence, it should not be used concomitantly.
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Interactions with food items

Your doctor may preferably ask you to take Udiliv 150 mg tablet after meals.

Storage and disposal of Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Store Udiliv 150 mg tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Udiliv 150mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Overdose

The most common symptoms of an overdose of Udiliv 150 mg 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 Udiliv 150 mg 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 of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How to take Udiliv 150 mg tablets?

A: Udiliv 150 mg tablets should be taken as instructed by your doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water after having your food. Do not cut, break or chew the tablet. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Are there any precautions that I need to take during the treatment with Udiliv 150 mg tablets?

A: You may sometimes suffer from persistent diarrhoea or blood in the stool. It would be best if you inform your doctor immediately. Your doctor may ask you to do a liver function test regularly during the treatment.

Q: Can Udiliv 150 mg 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: How long to take Udiliv 150 mg tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Udiliv 150 mg tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: What is the use of Udiliv 150 mg tablet?

  • Udiliv 150 mg 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).

Quick Summary

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ContainsUrsodeoxycholic Acid / Ursodiol(150.0 Mg)
UsesGallbladder stones and Liver dysfunction
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, sticky stool
Last Updated on: 12 Feb 2021 | 12:28 PM (IST)
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