Urso is a medicine composed of Ursodiol is known for treating gallstone. It is manufactured by well-known pharmaceutical company Impax Laboratories, Inc. The medicine dissolves types of gallstones and treats liver diseases. The medicine is naturally occurring bile acid, which is found in human bile in very less quantities. It is available on dosages as 500 mg.
Manufacturer: Impax Laboratories, Inc.
Active Ingredient: The medicine contains active ingredient Ursodiol. The ingredient is a bile acid that treats small gallstones in people who are unable to have gallbladder surgery, and prevents gallstones in overweight patients who are losing weight rapidly. It also treats primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC).
Indications: The medicine is approved for treatment of gallstones. It is also indicated to treat liver disease like primary biliary cirrhosis. This medicine can be used for several months to years.
Urso decreases the production of cholesterol and dissolves the cholesterol in bile. This prevents stone formation and decreases toxic levels of bile acids. The bile acids accumulate in condition of primary biliary cirrhosis. The action of the medicine helps in breaking up the stones or restricting them from further development.
Dosages: Urso is a conventional tablet that treats gallstones and primary biliary cirrhosis. Active ingredient Ursodiol is used in it. It is available in dosages as:
- 500 mg: Recommended dose of this tablet is 2 times a day. Take it with a glass of water
Note: It is advisable to consult the doctor to consume this medicine. The doctor may prescribe the dosages according the condition. Follow the prescription exactly.