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Ursobiac 300mg Tablet
Salt Composition : Ursodeoxycholic Acid
Manufacturer : MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
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Introduction to Ursobiac 300mg Tablet
Ursobiac 300mg tablet consists of the active ingredient Ursodeoxycholic acid. It belongs to the group of medicines called Hepatoprotective agents. It is prescribed for liver and biliary conditions in case of cystic fibrosis and primary biliary cholangitis. Primary biliary cholangitis is a liver disorder where improper bile drainage damages liver tissues. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited liver and bile duct disease where the mucus in the body toughens and leads to clogging and inflammation.
Don't take this tablet if you are allergic to Ursobiac 300mg or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Before starting this treatment, inform your doctor if you have an acute inflammation or non-functional gallbladder or a narrowing or blockage of the bile ducts and your history with gallbladder conditions. If you have a history of liver disease or obstruction in bile passage, your doctor may monitor your liver function every four weeks during the first three months of treatment. This monitoring would also enable early detection of acute live failure, especially in people with advanced primary biliary cholangitis.
Before starting the treatment with Ursodeoxycholic acid, notify your doctor if you have recently had surgery in any part of your intestine or hepatic encephalopathy (nervous system disorder caused by severe liver disorder) or if you have a liver bleeding disorder and any liver-related condition. Report to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney condition because there is limited information on the use of this tablet in patients with kidney disease. The common side effects of this tablet are pasty stool, diarrhea, rash, and abdominal pain.
Uses of Ursobiac 300mg Tablet
- Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)
- Cystic fibrosis (liver disease in children aged between 6 to 18 years)
- Gallstone (not visible on plain X-ray)
Therapeutic Effects of Ursobiac 300mg Tablet
Ursobiac 300mg works by reducing the production of cholesterol in the liver and increasing the secretion of bile. This helps dissolve and prevent the formation of gallstones and improve liver function in certain conditions.
Interaction of Ursobiac 300mg Tablet with other drugs
Inform your healthcare provider about all your medicines, including prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications such as cholestyramine, colestipol, cyclosporin, nitrendipine, birth control pill, blood thinner, and antacids may interact with Ursobiac 300mg and reduce effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.
More Information about Ursobiac 300mg Tablet
- Keep Ursobiac 300mg out of sight and reach of children.
- Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light.
- Store below 25oC
- Do not refrigerate or freeze
How to consume Ursobiac 300mg Tablet
The Ursobiac 300mg tablet is taken after a meal with a glass of milk or a small snack. Avoid chewing, breaking, or crushing it. Your physician will choose the dosage based on your medical condition because it differs for each person.
Safety Advices for Ursobiac 300mg Tablet
Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby because your physician shall prescribe Ursobiac 300mg only if it is essential. Consult your doctor for more information.
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding or about to start breastfeeding because Ursobiac 300mg may pass into the human breast milk. Your physician shall prescribe this tablet only if it is essential.
It is unknown whether taking a Ursobiac 300mg tablet is safe. Notify your doctor if you have or have had any history of lung conditions. Please speak with your physician.
Inform your physician before taking the Ursobiac 300mg tablet if you have a problem in the liver, gall bladder, or bile duct. your doctor might advise you for frequent liver examinations and tests during the treatment. Consult your doctor for more information.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol because it can cause excessive drowsiness. Consult your doctor for more information.
There is no interaction with the driving ability or the ability to operate machines. Contact your doctor for more concerns.
Side Effects of Ursobiac 300mg Tablet
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Pasty stool
- Abdominal pain
Word of Advice
Avoid planning for the pregnancy. Discuss the effective method of contraception with your doctor. If you experience any symptoms mentioned as a side effect, consult your doctor immediately. Inform your doctor immediately if you took other medications before starting with Ursobiac 300mg because it might reduce the effectiveness of this medicine and may cause side effects. Inform your doctor if you have or had any history of liver problems and all other medical conditions with the gallbladder. Notify your doctor if you had any surgery in the intestine part.
Q 1. How long do these side effects of Ursobiac 300mg last?
The duration of the Ursobiac 300mg side effects may vary from person to person. In most cases, these side effects are mild and temporary and go away within a few days to a week.
Q 2. Who is at risk of experiencing side effects from Ursobiac 300mg?
People with a history of liver or gallbladder problems or allergies to Ursobiac 300mg or any of its ingredients may be at a higher risk of experiencing side effects.
Q 3. Can Ursobiac 300mg cause infertility in men or women?
There is currently no evidence to suggest thatUrsobiac 300mg causes infertility in men or women. Consult your doctor for more fertility concerns.
Q 4. Can Ursobiac 300mg affect a developing fetus if I become pregnant while taking it?
The safety of Ursobiac 300mg during pregnancy has not been established. If you become pregnant while taking Ursodeoxycholic acid, speak to your doctor about the potential risks and benefits of continuing treatment.
Q 5. How is Ursobiac 300mg taken?
Ursobiac 300mg is typically taken orally as a tablet or capsule. The dosage and frequency of the medication will depend on the specific condition being treated and the patient's needs. Your physician will choose the dosage.
Fact Box of Ursobiac 300mg Tablet
Molecule name: Ursodeoxycholic acid
Therapeutic class: Liver disease
Pharmacological class: Hepatoprotective agents
1. Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)
2. Cystic fibrosis (liver disease in children aged between 6 to 18 years)
3. Gallstone (not visible on plain X-ray)
- Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on Mar 2019] [Accessed on 09h Apr 2023] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.10064.pdf
- Anthony Gamboa et al., The Therapeutic Role of Ursodeoxycholic Acid in Digestive Diseases, Annals of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 2011, [Accessed on 09h Apr 2023] https://www.researchgate.net/publication/265075464_The_Therapeutic_Role_of_Ursodeoxycholic_Acid_in_Digestive_Diseases
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