Udiliv 300 Tablet
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Udiliv 300 Tablet

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Introduction

Udiliv 300 Tablet is a medicine used to dissolve certain types of gallstones, to prevent them from forming and to treat a type of liver disease called primary biliary cirrhosis. It is a bile acid which helps break down cholesterol which has formed into stones in your gallbladder.

Udiliv 300 Tablet should be taken after a meal with a glass of milk or water. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for and your body weight. It would be best to swallow it whole. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to get the most benefit and you may have to take it for several months or longer, so try to get into a routine. Keep using it as prescribed even if your symptoms disappear. Even if the gallstones completely dissolve, the treatment should still be continued for several weeks or months.

The most common side effects are abdominal pain, diarrhea, hair loss, itching, nausea, and rash. Not everyone gets side effects. If you are worried about them, or they do not go away, let your doctor know. If you have problems with diarrhea your doctor may reduce the dose or stop the treatment.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have an inflammation of the gallbladder or bile ducts, you get frequent cramp-like pain in your upper abdomen, you have been coughing up blood or you have gained weight rapidly. Using this medicine can reduce or increase the effect of some other medicines so tell your doctor all other medicines you are taking. Women who use this medicine for dissolving gallstones should stop using the birth control pill because the hormones present in it can increase the production of gallstones. During the treatment, you may need ultrasound scans, or frequent blood tests to check your liver function.

Uses of Udiliv Tablet

  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Gallbladder stones

Benefits of Udiliv Tablet

In Primary biliary cirrhosis

Primary biliary cholangitis is a type of liver disease that gradually gets worse over time. It does not always have symptoms but, over time, it can lead to liver failure. Udiliv 300 Tablet is used to treat this condition and may be used by itself or with other medicines. It can help prevent or delay liver damage in most people, especially if you start taking it in the early stages. Once you start this treatment, it is likely that you will be taking it for the rest of your life. To make the medicine more effective and for general health benefits, you can help yourself by stopping smoking, keeping a healthy weight, and not drinking too much alcohol.

In Gallbladder stones

Udiliv 300 Tablet is a medicine that helps decreases the amount of cholesterol produced by your liver. It helps to break down cholesterol that has formed into “stones” in the gallbladder. It may take several months to completely dissolve the stone, so you need to take the medicine regularly and as long as the doctor has prescribed it for it to be effective. There might be other medicines and certain lifestyle changes that can reduce your cholesterol level and make gallstones less likely, consult with your doctor.

 

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Side effects of Udiliv Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Udiliv

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Hair loss
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Rash

How to use Udiliv Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Udiliv 300 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Udiliv Tablet works

Udiliv 300 Tablet is a hepatoprotective medication. It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol in the blood and helps dissolve gallbladder stones that are composed mainly of cholesterol. It also improves liver enzymes, protects liver cells from injury caused due to toxic bile acids, and improves liver function.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
Udiliv 300 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Udiliv 300 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Udiliv 300 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

SAFE
Udiliv 300 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Udiliv 300 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Udiliv 300 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Udiliv Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Udiliv 300 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.