UDIBON Tablet 10's
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What is UDIBON Tablet used for?
UDIBON Tablet is used for the treatment of the following conditions:
- Gallbladder disorder
- High cholesterol levels
- Liver cirrhosis
UDIBON Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does UDIBON Tablet work?
UDIBON Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called hepato-protective agents. In UDIBON Tablet, Silymarin acts by decreasing the membrane phospholipids of the hepatocytes. It also acts by reducing the cholesterol synthesis by the liver and inhibiting the intestinal absorption of cholesterol.
Ursodiol acts by minimising the synthesis of cholesterol from the liver and also preventing the intestinal absorption of cholesterol into the blood. Thus, it helps in the dissolution of the gallstones.
How to take UDIBON Tablet?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take UDIBON Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
If you miss a dose of UDIBON Tablet, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
What are the drugs that interact with UDIBON Tablet?
Drugs that interact with UDIBON Tablet include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of UDIBON Tablet?
The following are the most common side effects of UDIBON Tablet:
- Abdominal discomfort
- Back pain
- Joint pain
- Loss of appetite
- Peripheral oedema
- Viral infections
The following are the severe side effects, and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Decreased liver function
- Gallstone calcification
- Severe diarrhoea
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while taking UDIBON Tablet?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to UDIBON Tablet or similar drugs.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may worsen the side effects of UDIBON Tablet.
- Be cautious while taking UDIBON Tablet if you have any kidney or liver impairment.
- Avoid UDIBON Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
You are advised not to take UDIBON Tablet if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- The foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering, or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before taking UDIBON Tablet?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of pancreatitis, gallbladder inflammation and diabetes.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
- Notify the doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Frequently Asked questions about UDIBON Tablet
- I am on UDIBON Tablet for gallbladder disorders. Can I stop the drug if I feel better?
- Is it safe to alter the dose of UDIBON Tablet?
- Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while taking UDIBON Tablet?
No, it is not advised to discontinue the medication if you feel better. Abruptly discontinuing the medication may cause the illness to return.
Do not alter the dose of UDIBON Tablet without consulting the doctor. Altering the drug dose may increase the risk of side effects.
Yes, it is advised to monitor liver function parameters periodically while taking UDIBON Tablet.
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