Ursodeoxycholic Acid is used in the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis and gallbladder stones.
Ursodeoxycholic Acid 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.
SIDE EFFECTS :
Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Hair loss, Itching, Nausea, Rash, Headache, Back pain, Abdominal discomfort, Allergy, Chest pain, Fatigue, Dyspepsia, Flatulence, Vomiting, Joint pain, Joint inflammation, Muscle pain, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Bronchitis (inflammation of the airways), Cough, Sinus inflammation, Upper respiratory tract infection, Urinary tract infection.