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Urso Cap 250mg 10's is a medication formulated with Ursodeoxycholic acid, a therapeutic agent with a range of applications in hepatology. This pharmaceutical product is primarily indicated for treating primary biliary cirrhosis, a liver condition characterized by the abnormal buildup of bile. It also serves as an effective solution for patients with functioning gallbladders with a specific type of gallstone requiring dissolution.

This medication, available in convenient 250mg capsules, works by aiding in the management of primary biliary cirrhosis. This condition can have an impact on liver function and overall health.

Product Name 

Urso Susp 250mg/5ml 120ml

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AGP (Pvt) Ltd.

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Bile Stone Therapy


Ursodeoxycholic Acid 

  • The recommended dosage for adults with gallstones is 8-12 mg of Ursodeoxycholic acid daily, divided into two doses after meals.
  • For adults with primary biliary cirrhosis, the recommended dosage is 12-16mg of Ursodeoxycholic acid daily, divided into three doses.It's important to follow the prescribed dosage and schedule as directed by your healthcare provider.
  • For gallstone treatment, taking one dose after the evening meal is specifically mentioned.
  • The medication can be taken with meals.
  • If you are a patient with primary biliary cirrhosis, improvement in liver function after three months might lead to a change in dosing.

Here are some potential side effects associated with Urso Cap 250mg:

Common side effects:

  • Diarrhea
  • Itching/pruritus
  • Urticaria (nettle rash)
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Allergic reactions
  • Pain in the stomach area or upper right part of the abdomen, under the ribs
  • Severe right-sided upper abdominal pain
  • Severe worsening (decompensation) of liver tissue damage

1. What is Urso Cap 250mg used for? 

Urso Cap 250mg is primarily used to treat certain liver and gallbladder disorders. It's commonly prescribed for conditions such as primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), a chronic autoimmune liver disease, and to dissolve cholesterol gallstones in patients unsuitable for surgery.

2. How does Ursodeoxycholic acid work? 

Ursodeoxycholic acid works by reducing the amount of cholesterol produced by the liver and increasing the secretion of bile acids, which helps break down and eliminate cholesterol-based gallstones. It also has anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects that are beneficial for treating liver conditions like PBC.

3. How should I take Urso Cap 250mg? 

You should follow your doctor's instructions on how to take Urso Cap 250mg. Typically, it's taken orally with food to improve absorption. The dosage of treatment depends on your specific condition and medical history.

4. What are the possible side effects of Urso Cap 250mg? 

Common side effects of Ursodeoxycholic acid include diarrhea, upset stomach, indigestion, nausea, and vomiting. Side effects are rare but can include allergic reactions, severe stomach pain, and yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice). You should contact your doctor if you experience any unusual or severe side effects.

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