What Does It Do?
The main active component Ursodiol in this medicine is a naturally occurring bile acid. This is used for dissolving cholesterol gall stones and for further treating cholestatic forms of liver diseases, which includes primary biliary cirrhosis. This is all linked to some of the rare instances of transient and mild serum aminotransferase elevations while the therapy and to rare instances of jaundice and worsening of liver disease in patients that are found with preexisting cirrhosis like condition.
The medical drug Ursodiol composed in Actigall is used for being dissolved in certain types of gallstones, which further helps in preventing gallstones from forming in obese patients who are losing weight rapidly, and for treating a certain type of liver disease. This is a bile acid that might lower the amount of cholesterol, which is produced by the liver and absorbed by the intestines. This shall help in breaking down the cholesterol, which might have formed into stones in the gallbladder. The medicine might also enhance bile flow in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis. The medicine helps in treating primary biliary cirrhosis.
This medicine is known for using to treat small gallstones in people who cannot have gallbladder surgery and to prevent gallstones in overweight patients that might all undergo rapid weight loss.
This medication Actigall composed of Ursodiol is available in oral dosage as mentioned below:
• 300 mg: this medicine is to be consumed as directed by the doctor
Side Effects and Reactions:
Along with any medication, there are some sort of risks and benefits. Even in case the medication is working, you might experience some sort of unwanted side effects. Consult the doctor immediately if you experience any of the following issues: Severe allergic reactions (hives, issues in breathing, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat), Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or white part of the eyes), Dark urine, Clay-colored stools, Severe pain in the abdominal, and Caution Small. These side effects might eventually get better over a period of time as the body gets used to the solution. Allow the doctor to know immediately in case, you continue to experience these symptoms or if they might worsen over time.
What are the indications for Actigall?
Actigall is indicated for prevention of gallstone formation in obese patients experiencing rapid weight loss.
Is Actigall recommended in children?
No, it is recommended for adults only.
What is the adverse Reaction of Actigall?
Diarrhea is the adverse reaction occurs by Actigall.
What are contraindications of Actigall?
Actigall is not for calcified, radio-opaque, or radiolucent bile pigment stones.
What are warning s/precautions while consuming Actigall?
Discontinue if elevations persist. Not suitable in pregnancy and for nursing mothers.