UDIKAST (Ursodeoxycholic acid) Udikast 300 mg Ursodeoxycholic acid is a bile acid that is produced naturally by the body. It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol your liver produces and slowly dissipating cholesterol. It breaks stones. Some ursodeoxycholic acid medications can also help treat primary biliary cholangitis.
The drug reduces the absorption of cholesterol and is used to dissolve (cholesterol) gallstones in patients who want an alternative to surgery. Ursodiol (also known as ursodeoxycholic acid) is one of the secondary bile acids that are byproducts of the metabolism of intestinal bacteria.
Ursodeoxycholic acid is a naturally occurring bile acid that is taken as a tablet or liquid to try to prevent liver disease in people with cystic fibrosis.
Ursodiol is a naturally occurring bile acid that is produced by the liver in humans and is secreted in small amounts into bile. It is used to dissolve and prevent the formation of gallstones in cholesterol, and to treat primary biliary cirrhosis, a liver disease. It also reduces the absorption of cholesterol from the intestines.
Ursodeoxycholic acid: a safe and effective agent for dissolving cholesterol gallstones. The percentage of biliary ursodeoxycholic acid increased with increasing dose and reached a maximum of 50% to 60% of the total amount of bile acids at a dose of about 10 to 12 mg / kg of body weight.
Advances in treatment have increased life expectancy over the past many years. The median survival rate after diagnosis is 16 years in asymptomatic PBC patient and 7 1/2 years in symptomatic patient.
The total dose is 2 tablets per day.