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Golbi 450 MG Tablet Sr 10

Golbi 450 MG Tablet Sr 10

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    • Rs. 281.00

    Uses :

    Ursodeoxycholic acid also called as ursodiol is a bile acid used to dissolve gallstones or prevent the formation of gallstones, to treat hepatic disorders, cirrhosis, and other conditions. Ursodeoxycholic acid tablets are prescribed to the patients who cannot undergo surgery for the removal of gallstones. It is also prescribed for patients who are overweight as overweight is one of the risk factor for developing gallstones.

    Mode of drug action


    Ursodeoxycholic acid acts by decreasing the production of cholesterol and dissolving the cholesterol in the bile, thereby prevents the formation of stones in the gall bladder.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of Ursodeoxycholic include a sore throat, itching, rash, nasal congestion, cold symptoms, sneezing, loose motion, nausea, headache, dizziness, and stomach pain.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Take the drug Golbi SR with food to avoid stomach upset. Consult the doctor in case of diarrhea as it may require a reduction in dose or discontinuation of the treatment.

    • Avoid concomitant use of antacids with Golbi SR as they may decrease the effect of the drug.

    • Avoid activities which require alertness such as driving or using heavy machinery as the drug may cause dizziness.

    • Patients on Golbi SR drug should get the liver function test performed regularly every 4 weeks for the first 3 months of the treatment.

    • If the symptoms worsen at the beginning of treatment; consult the doctor about reducing the initial dose.

    • Patients using tab Golbi SR for the treatment of gallstones should get a scan for gall bladder after the first 6-10 months of treatment.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is ursodeoxycholic acid a steroid? No. Ursodeoxycholic acid is similar to a naturally produced bile salt.

    2. How frequently do I need to use ursodeoxycholic acid tablet? Ursodeoxycholic acid is generally prescribed thrice or twice daily. However, consult your doctor before taking the tablet.

    3. Is it safe to use ursodeoxycholic acid during pregnancy? It is probably safe to take ursodeoxycholic acid during pregnancy. However, consult your doctor before taking any medication during pregnancy.

    4. Does ursodeoxycholic acid cause weight gain? No, ursodeoxycholic acid has no effect on weight.

    5. Can I take ursodeoxycholic acid with Gelusil? No. Gelusil is an antacid and may decrease the effect of ursodeoxycholic acid when taken together.

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