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Gallstone Dissolution: The recommended oral dose for treatment of gallstone disease is 8-10 mg/kg/day given in 2 or 3 divided doses with meals.
Gallstone Prevention: To prevent gall stone formation in obese patients experiencing rapid weight loss the recommended dose is 800 mg twice a day with meals. Cholestatic liver diseases: The recommended oral dose for treatment of cholestatic liver diseases is 13-15 mg/kg/day given in 2 divided doses with meals. Primary biliary cirrhosis: The daily dose is 10-15 mg/kg/day in divided dose.
Ursodeoxycholic Acid (Ursoliv) must not be used in the presence of: Allergy to bile acids; Patients with gallstone complications such as biliary-gastrointestinal fistula, biliary obstruction, cholangitis, cholecystitis, pancreatitis or frequent biliary colic. Ursodeoxycholic Acid (Ursoliv) is ineffective for the dissolution of calcified and pigment gallstones and is of no value in patients without a patent and functioning gallbladder.
Special Precautions:Liver Tests: Patients given ursodeoxycholic acid should have SGPT (ALT), SGOT (AST), GGT, ALP and bilirubin measured at the initiation of therapy and thereafter as indicated by the particular clinical circumstances. Monitoring of serum values is recommended upon initiation of treatment, every 1 to 3 months for the first 3 months of treatment (depending on the indication for use), and then every 6 months during treatment; ursodeoxycholic acid must be discontinued if increased values persist. Use in Children: Safety and efficacy have not been established. Use in Pregnancy & Lactation: Should not be used during pregnancy and lactation without medical advice.
Ursodeoxycholic Acid 250mg
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