What is Ursodil (Ursodiol) used for?
Ursodil (Ursodiol) is used as treatment for gallstones for those who cannot undergo surgery for removal. It may also be prescribed to overweight patients who are rapidly losing weight in order to prevent gallstones. The medication works by lowering the levels of cholesterol that is produced by the liver.
How should I use Ursodil (Ursodiol)?
The correct dosage of Ursodil (Ursodiol) will depend on your condition and medical history. Take the tablets as prescribed with or without food and a full glass of water. Do not crush, chew, split, or dissolve the tablets prior to administration.
What are the side effects of Ursodil (Ursodiol)?
Some patients have reported side effects while using Ursodil (Ursodiol) such as:
Any side effects that are persistent or troubling should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you experience any painful or serious symptoms, do not hesitate to seek emergency medical services.
Strictly use Ursodil (Ursodiol) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient's health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
This medication may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure you doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.