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Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

LAU-LAURESPHARMA

Composition

URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID-300MG

Pack Of

10 TabletS

In Stock

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's

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Product Details

About Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's

Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's belongs to a group of medicines called the biliary agents or gall stone dissolution agents used to treat gall stones, primary biliary cholangitis (an autoimmune disease of the liver), excess cholesterol in bile and children above 6years with biliary and liver diseases caused by cystic fibrosis. 

Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's contains ursodeoxycholic acid, which is a naturally-occurring bile acid. Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's helps decrease the production of cholesterol in the blood, thereby dissolves gall bladder stones composed mainly of cholesterol. Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's has a protective effect on the liver cells from injury caused due to toxic bile acids and improves liver function.

Take Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's with food. Swallow Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's as a whole with a glass of water, do not chew or crush the tablet. You are advised to take Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as abdominal discomfort, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea, rash, dizziness, indigestion and weakness. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

Do not discontinue Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's without consulting your doctor. To treat your condition effectually continue taking Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's for as long as prescribed. Inform your doctor before taking Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's if you have variceal bleeding (high blood pressure in portal veins), ascites (excess abdominal fluid), liver encephalopathy or liver disease. Do not take Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed. Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's can be given to children above 6 years if prescribed by the doctor. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness and liver damage. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.

Uses of Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's

Gall stones, primary biliary cholangitis and biliary and liver diseases caused by cystic fibrosis.

Directions for Use

Take Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's with food. Swallow Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's as a whole with a glass of water, do not chew or crush the tablet. Depending on your medical condition, your doctor will decide how long you need to take Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's

Like all medicines, Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's can also cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. Abdominal discomfort, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea, fever and cough, rash, dizziness, indigestion, black or tarry stools, frequent and painful urination and weakness are the common side-effects of Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's if you are allergic to any of its contents, if you have inflammation of gall bladder and bile ducts, narrowing or blockage bile ducts, biliary colic, calcified gallstones, improper constriction of the gallbladder, gastric or duodenal ulcer. Inform your doctor before taking Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's if you have variceal bleeding (high blood pressure in portal veins), ascites (excess abdominal fluid), liver encephalopathy or liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's with other medicines as Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's might reduce the absorption of antibiotics (ciprofloxacin and dapsone) and antihypertensive agents (nitrendipine), increase the effect of immunosuppressants (cyclosporine), oral contraceptives (oestrogen) and cholesterol-lowering agents (clofibrate) might promote the formation of gallstones. Do not take Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed. Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's can be given to children above 6 years if prescribed by the doctor. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness and liver damage. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any unpleasant side-effects.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's as it may cause increased dizziness and liver damage.

  • Pregnancy

    Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's belongs to pregnancy category B. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this, your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult your doctor before taking Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's; your doctor will decide whether Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's can be taken by breastfeeding mothers or not.

  • Driving

    Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's does not affect your ability to drive. However, you are advised to be cautious while driving if you experience dizziness.

  • Liver

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with liver impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

  • Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

Other Information (UDC0010)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - December 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's works in decreasing the production of cholesterol and by dissolving the cholesterol in bile, thereby prevents the formation of gallstones. Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's decreases the toxic levels of bile acids that accumulate in primary biliary cirrhosis.

Do not discontinue Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's without consulting your doctor. To treat your condition effectually continue taking Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's for as long as prescribed. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you feel any difficulty while taking Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's.

Diarrhoea might be a side-effect of Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's. Drink lots of fluids and eat food rich in fibre if you experience diarrhoea. If you find blood in stools (tarry stools) or if you experience excess diarrhoea consult your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrheal medicine on your own.

Avoid taking aluminium-containing antacids along with Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's as they might interfere with the absorption of Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's. Maintain a gap of 2 hours between both.

Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's might reduce the absorption of antibiotics (ciprofloxacin and dapsone) and antihypertensive agents (nitrendipine). Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's might increase the effect of immunosuppressants (cyclosporine). Cholesterol-lowering agents (clofibrate) might promote the formation of gallstones. Inform your doctor before taking Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's with other medicines to avoid unpleasant side-effects.

Oral contraceptives (oestrogen) might promote the formation of gallstones. Consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this, your doctor may advise other contraception methods.

If you have been prescribed Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's for gallstones, continue taking Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you.

Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's can be given to children above 6 years if prescribed by the doctor. Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's is used to treat biliary and liver diseases caused by cystic fibrosis (inherited disease) in children above 6 years.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

B-1 Gangwal Park, Opp Pilwa Garden,Moti Doongri Road, Jaipur

Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's

Udcahep 300mg Tablet 10's

MRP: 340.00

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