Urdafalk

Urdafalk

ursodeoxycholic acid

Manufacturer:

Dr Falk

Marketer:

Darya-Varia
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ursodeoxycholic acid
Indications/Uses
Cholestasis hepatitis, chronic active hepatitis (primary biliary cirrhosis/PBC, primary sclerosing cholangitis/PSC). Radiolucent cholesterol gallstones not >20 mm in diameter.
Dosage/Direction for Use
8-10 mg/kg in 2 or 3 divided doses.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take w/ meals or milk.
Contraindications
Allergy to bile acids. Calcified cholesterol stones, radiopaque stones or radiolucent bile pigment stones. Unremitting acute cholecystitis, cholangitis, biliary obstruction, pancreatitis or biliary-GI fistula.
Special Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Rarely, diarrhoea, pruritus, skin rash, urticaria, dry skin, cold sweat, hair loss; nausea, vomiting, indigestion, metallic taste, abdominal pain, biliary pain, cholecystitis, constipation, stomatitis, flatulence; dizziness, fatigue, anxiety, depression, sleep disorder, arthralgia, myalgia, back pain, cough, rhinitis.
Drug Interactions
Cholestyramine or Al hydroxide block the absorption.
MIMS Class
Cholagogues, Cholelitholytics & Hepatic Protectors
ATC Classification
A05AA02 - ursodeoxycholic acid ; Belongs to the class of bile acids. Used in bile therapy.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Urdafalk cap 250 mg
Packing/Price
30's (Rp284,350/pak)
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