FAQs ABOUT URSOCOL SR 450MG
Can URSOCOL SR 450MG cause constipation?
There is no proper information regarding incidence of constipation while taking URSOCOL SR 450MG. If you feel constipated, try to include fiber rich diet in your meals and drink plenty of water. Try to perform a brisk walk at least for 30 minutes regularly after consulting your doctor. If the symptom bothers you, contact your physician.
How to take URSOCOL SR 450MG?
URSOCOL SR 450MG is preferably taken after meals along with a glass of milk or a small snack. Swallow URSOCOL SR 450MG with a glass of water and do not crush or chew it. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
How URSOCOL SR 450MG works on my body?
URSOCOL SR 450MG works by reducing cholesterol levels in the blood which eventually causes break down of the gall bladder stones. It also improves liver functions by protecting the liver cells against the injury caused by toxic bile acid, thereby improving liver health in diseased patients.
Is URSOCOL SR 450MG safe to use in children?
Yes. URSOCOL SR 450MG can be used to treat liver disease associated with cystic fibrosis in children aged between 6-18 years. However, consult your doctor for the correct dose and duration that suits your child.
How long should I use URSOCOL SR 450MG to dissolve gall stones?
Your doctor will advise you to use URSOCOL SR 450MG based on your condition. Generally, the duration of the treatment ranges between 3-4 months but may further get extended depending on the size of the gallstone that need to be dissolved. Make sure that you receive an uninterrupted therapy during this period and your doctor might suggest having a periodic X-ray or an ultrasound to access whether the stones were completely dissolved or not. Even after dissolution of gall stones, your doctor might still prescribe you URSOCOL SR 450MG to avoid its recurrence.
What precaution I need to follow while taking URSOCOL SR 450MG?
URSOCOL SR 450MG must be used only under medical supervision. Do not stop taking URSOCOL SR 450MG once your symptoms subside, without consulting your doctor, because it may lead to recurrence of gallbladder stones. Avoid alcohol consumption as it could further aggravate your liver disease and make sure to have regular check-ups of liver function as instructed by your doctor without fail to access your improvement.