Ursokem 300mg Tablet
Ursokem 300mg Tablet

Ursokem 300mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Ursokem 300 MG Description

Ursokem 300 tablet is 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 ju...
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ContainsUrsodeoxycholic Acid / Ursodiol(300.0 Mg)
UsesLiver-related disorders
Side effectsDiarrhoea, sticky stool
ClassificationHEPATOPROTECTIVE
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Uses of Ursokem 300 MG

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

Contraindications of Ursokem 300 MG

  • If you are allergic to ursodeoxycholic acid or any ingredients of Ursokem 300 tablet.
  • If you have a stomach or intestinal ulcer or bleeding.
  • If you have a liver-related disorder and non-functional gall bladder.
  • If you have recently had surgery involving any part of your intestine.
  • If you are suffering from inflammation/blockage of the gall bladder or biliary tract.
  • If you are suffering from a liver or intestinal condition which affects the circulation of bile substances like blockage of the bile duct.

Side effects of Ursokem 300 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Sticky stool

Precautions and Warnings of Ursokem 300 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ursokem 300 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the safety of Ursokem 300 in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ursokem 300 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if ursodeoxycholic acid passes into human milk, hence Ursokem 300 tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ursokem 300 tablet?
A:
It is not expected that Ursokem 300 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 Ursokem 300 tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and Ursokem 300 tablet, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you experience a persistent diarrhoea, the doctor should discontinue the therapy immediately.
  • You have a history of liver disease or obstruction in bile passage, your doctor may ask you to do liver function tests regularly.
  • It would be best if you avoid a high cholesterol diet during the treatment as it may affect the activity of this medicine.
  • Your doctor may ask you for an ultrasound after six months of the treatment to check the therapeutic improvement.
  • 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 Urs...
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Mode of Action of Ursokem 300 MG

How Does It Work?

Ursokem 300 tablet improves 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 ...
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Directions for Use of Ursokem 300 MG

  • Ursokem 300 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, after meals.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Ursokem 300 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Ursokem 300 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of cholesterol-lowering medicines such as cholestyramine or colestipol and some antacids may reduce this medicine's efficacy. So, it should be taken with a gap of 2 hours at least.
  • Contraceptive pills should not be used if you are being prescribed with Ursokem 300 tablet.
  • Other medicines that may affect this medicine's absorption are charcoal and antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin, immunosuppressants like Ciclosporin, cholesterol-lowering medicines like Atorvastatin and Da...
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Storage and disposal of Ursokem 300 MG

Store Ursokem 300 tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Ursokem 300 MG

Overdose

The most common symptom of an overdose of this tablet is diarrhoea. Consult your doctor immediately if you have taken an excessive dose of Ursokem 300 tablet.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of Ursokem 300 tablet, 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 do...
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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: Any precautions do I need to take during the treatment with Ursokem 300 tablet?

A: Sometimes you may 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: 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: Is Ursokem 300 tablet used for reducing high bilirubin?

A: No, Ursokem 300 tablet is not used to reduce the levels of bilirubin. This medicine should only be used for the condition it is prescribed for.
Product Details
Brand
URSOKEM
Country of Origin
India

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Last Updated on: 01 Jul 2021 | 11:50 AM (IST)

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