The medicine contains the 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).
The medicine is approved for the treatment of gallstones. It is also indicated to treat liver diseases 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 the condition of primary biliary cirrhosis. The action of the medicine helps in breaking up the stones or restricting them from further development.
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
It is advisable to consult the doctor to consume this medicine. The doctor may prescribe the dosages according to the condition. Follow the prescription exactly.
What are some things that need to know or do while taking Urso?
Tell the health care providers that taking Urso. Tell the doctor about pregnancy or breastfeeding a baby. And perform blood tests.
How is this medicine (Urso 250) best taken?
Use Ursoas ordered by the doctor. Read all information given by the doctor. Follow all instructions closely.
What are some side effects that need to call the doctor about right away?
Call the doctor right away if observed signs of an allergic reaction, like rash, hives, itching, red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing, tightness in the chest or throat, trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking, unusual hoarseness, or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat, a urinary tract infection like blood in the urine, burning or pain when passing urine, feeling the need to pass urine often or right away, fever, lower stomach pain, or pelvic pain.
How do store Urso?
Store at room temperature and in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom. Keep all drugs in a safe place and out of the reach of children and pets.
How to dispose of Urso?
Dispose of Urso mixed with animal litter or in a sealed plastic bag. Ask the pharmacist about medicine-take programs.