August 09 2020

URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID

List of brands containing ursodeoxycholic acid   

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle ursodeoxycholic acid in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Indications and usage     

Ursodeoxycholic acid belongs to a group of drugs called solvents of gallstones.

It is used to dissolve cholesterol gallstones provided that they are radiolucent and gallbladder is functioning (verified by oral cholecystography), and to treat primary biliary cirrhosis.

Medizzine recommends consulting your doctor if you are unsure (or you do not know) why you have been given ursodeoxycholic acid.

Other ingredients of available commercial presentations:

Capsules:

The active ingredient is ursodeoxycholic acid. Each capsule contains, besides the active principle, talc, magnesium stearate, colloidal silica, powdered cellulose and corn starch. The components of the capsule are: gelatin, titanium dioxide, yellow quinoline, and indigo carmine.

Tablets:

Each tablet contains, besides ursodeoxycholic acid, excipients as lactose, corn starch, gum arabic, talc, and magnesium stearate.

Oral suspension:

Each 5 mL of the oral suspension contains 250 mg ursodeoxycholic acid. Also contains benzoic acid, xylitol, lemon flavor, glycerol, microcrystalline cellulose, carmellose sodium, propylene glycol, sodium citrate, sodium cyclamate, anhydrous citric acid, sodium chloride, and purified water.

Warning:

The composition of the various presentations may vary from one country to another. We recommend you consult the information provided by your local supplier.

Important information     

The tablets contain lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to sugars, contact him before taking it.

Before taking the drug     

Do not use ursodeoxycholic acid

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ursodeoxycholic acid or any of the other ingredients of the medicinal product prescribed to you. If you think may be allergic, ask your doctor.

Allergy symptoms may include:

- Asthma attacks with shortness of breath, audible wheezing or rapid breathing.
- More or less sudden swelling of the face, lips, tongue or elsewhere in the body. It is especially critical if it affects the vocal cords.
- Hives, itching, rash
- Anaphylactic shock (loss of consciousness, paleness, sweating, etc.).

Nor you should take this medicine:

- If you have a gastric or duodenal ulcer.
- If you have a nonfunctioning gallbladder or if you have calcified cholesterol stones, radiopaque stones, radiolucent bile pigment stones.
- If you suffer from liver or intestine disorders that can interfere with blood circulation of bile salts.
- If you are breastfeeding your child..

Take special care with ursodeoxycholic acid

- If you are taking medications that can produce a biliary accumulation of cholesterol, such as estrogen and hormonal contraceptives.
- If you are treated with drugs that can potentially be toxic to the liver.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine only for you. Never give it to someone else.

If in doubt, consult your doctor.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription.

This drug may interfere with other medications such as :

- Antacids containing aluminum.
- Cholestyramine or colestipol or other drugs to treat high cholesterol.
- Antibiotics: neomycin.

- Hormonal contraceptives, such as estrogen or progestogens.

Special physiological situations

Pregnancy and lactation:

Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Before starting treatment, your doctor should know if you are or suspect to be pregnant or if you want to be. The doctor will then decide if to use or not this medicine.

Do not use this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving and using machines

Ursodeoxycholic acid does not produce interference on the ability to drive or operate machinery.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

How to use ursodeoxycholic acid     

Follow carefully instructions of use of ursodeoxycholic acid provided by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when in doubt. Follow the instructions of the physician in preference to those given in this website, which may be different. Ask your doctor to explain any aspect that you do not understand, contained in the instruction leaflet that comes with the medicine.

You should always take this medication as directed by your doctor. Depending on the nature of your disease, age and weight, your doctor will prescribe the appropriate dose and will indicate the duration of treatment. Do not stop treatment early because you will not achieve the intended effect.

Your doctor will advise you to keep a diet moderate in calories and cholesterol during treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid.

Usual doses for the treatment of gallstones :

8-10 mg/kg/day, divided into several doses.

It is important to visit your doctor regularly to check the evolution of your illness.

While taking this medication must be performed laboratory tests every few months to check that are dissolving gallstones and your liver is functioning properly.

When this drug is prescribed for the treatment of biliary cirrhosis the usual doses are :

Adults : 13-15 mg/Kg/day, divided into several doses.

If you think the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

While you take ursodeoxycholic acid     

If a doctor prescribes another medicine, tell you are taking ursodeoxycholic acid.

Check with your doctor regularly developments of disorder that motivate the use of ursodeoxycholic acid. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.

Do not restart treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have. Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.

If you feel unwell during treatment with ursodeoxycholic acid, immediately consult your doctor.

In the case of overdose or accidental ingestion, immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist or call a poison control center in your country, indicating the product and the amount ingested.

Symptoms of an ursodeoxycholic acid overdose are mainly diarrhea.

During the treatment with this drug, it is recommended to perform a regular monitoring of liver function.

If you forget to take ursodeoxycholic acid

If you miss a dose, you should never try to correct it by taking a double dose the next time, but on the contrary, you should continue as usual.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects of ursodeoxycholic acid     

Like all medicines, ursodeoxycholic acid can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.

The frequency of side effects is classified into:

Very common: affect 1 out of 1-10 patients
Common: affect 1 out of 10-100 patients
Uncommon: affect 1 out of 100-1.000 patients
Rare: affect 1 out of 1.000-10.000 patients
Very Rare: affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients
Incidence not known: Can not be established the true incidence from the available data

It may appear undesirable effects even when the drug is used properly.

Rare side effects include gastrointestinal effects such as nausea and vomiting, indigestion, taste alterations, biliary pain, abdominal pain, feeling of gasses (flatulence), and constipation

Very rare side effects: diarrhea.

This list does not include all adverse reactions associated with the use of ursodeoxycholic acid, both well established as those that are under consideration or confirmation. In case you feel unwell, should immediately consult with the doctor who prescribed this medicine.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this website or in the leaflet accompanying the package, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

List of brands containing ursodeoxycholic acid     

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle ursodeoxycholic acid in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Warning:

With exceptions expressly indicated, these lists do not include active principle associations with other drugs or clinical use containers.

Australia:     

URSOFALK 250 mg, 100 capsules
URSOFALK 250 mg/5 ml, 250 ml oral suspension
URSOSAN 250 mg, 100 capsules
URSODOX GH 250 mg, 60-100 capsules

Brazil:     

URSACOL 50 mg, 20 tablets
URSACOL 150 mg, 20 tablets
URSACOL 300 mg, 20 tablets

Canada:     

DOM-URSODIOL C 250 mg, 100 tablets
DOM-URSODIOL C 500 mg, 100 tablets
PHL-URSODIOL C 250 mg, 100 tablets
PHL-URSODIOL C 500 mg, 100 tablets
PMS-URSODIOL C 250 mg, 100 tablets
PMS-URSODIOL C 500 mg, 100 tablets
URSO 250 mg, 100 tablets
URSO DS 500 mg, 100 tablets
URSODIOL GLENMARK 250 mg, 100 tablets
URSODIOL GLENMARK 500 mg, 100 tablets

France:     

ACIDE URSODESOXYCHOLIQUE BIOGARAN 250 mg, 20 tablets
ACIDE URSODESOXYCHOLIQUE MYLAN 250 mg, 20 tablets
ACIDE URSODESOXYCHOLIQUE TEVA 250 mg, 20 tablets
CHOLURSO 250 mg, 50 tablets
CHOLURSO 500 mg, 50 tablets
DELURSAN 250 mg, 20 tablets
DELURSAN 500 mg, 60 tablets
URSOLVAN 200 mg, 30 capsules

Germany:     

UDC HEXAL 250 mg, 30-50-100 tablets
UDC HEXAL 400 mg, 30-50-100 tablets
UDC AL 250 mg, 20-50-100 capsules
URSO HEUMANN 250 mg, 30-50-100 tablets
URSO HEUMANN 400 mg, 30-50-100 tablets
URSO HEUMANN HEUNET 250 mg, 50-100 tablets
URSOCHOL 150 mg, 50-100 tablets
URSOCHOL 300 mg, 100 tablets
URSOFALK 250 mg/5 ml, 250-500 ml oral suspension
URSOFALK 250 mg, 50-100-200 capsules
URSOFALK 500 mg, 50-100 tablets

India:     

ACTIBILE 150 mg, tablets
ACTIBILE 300 mg, tablets
ACTIBILE CHILD 75 mg, dispersible tablets
CULIV-VD 150 mg, tablets
CULIV-VD 300 mg, tablets
ESTUCHOL150 mg, tablets
ESTUCHOL 300 mg, tablets
GOLBI 150 mg, tablets
GOLBI 300 mg, tablets
GSD 500 mg, tablets
INTRALIV-UD 150 mg, tablets
INTRALIV-UD 300 mg, tablets
LIVDOL 150 mg, tablets
LIVDOL 300 mg, tablets
LIVOKIND 150 mg, tablets
LIVOKIND 300 mg, tablets
SOLUBID 150 mg, tablets
SOLUBID 300 mg, tablets
UDBEST 150 mg, tablets
UDBEST 300 mg, tablets
UDEBILE 150 mg, tablets
UDEBILE 300 mg, tablets
UDFAST 150 mg, tablets
UDICOL 300 mg, tablets
UDIHEP 300 mg, tablets
UDIHEP FORTE 150 mg, tablets
UDIHEP FORTE 300 mg, tablets
UDILIV 150 mg, tablets
UDILIV 300 mg, tablets
UDIKARE 150 mg, tablets
UDIKARE 300 mg, tablets
UDLIFE 150 mg, tablets
UDLIFE 300 mg, tablets
UDMIN 300 mg, tablets
UDOXYL 150 mg, tablets
UDOXYL 300 mg, tablets
UDXIC 450 mg, capsules
URCHIL 150 mg, tablets
URCHIL FORTE 300 mg, tablets
URSETOR 150 mg, tablets
URSETOR 300 mg, tablets
URSOCOL 150 mg, tablets
URSOCOL 300 mg, tablets
URSOCOL 450 mg, extended-release tablets
URSODIL 250 mg, capsules
URSODIL-SR 500 mg, extended-release tablets
URSODIL-SR 500 mg, extended-release tablets
URSODOX 150 mg, tablets
URSODOX 300 mg, tablets
URSODOX 450 mg, extended-release tablets
URSOFALK GR 250 mg, capsules
URSOHEP 150 mg, tablets
URSOHEP 300 mg, tablets
URSOL 150 mg, tablets
URSOL 300 mg, tablets
URSOLIC 150 mg, tablets
URSOLIC 300 mg, tablets
URSOLIV 250 mg, capsules

Italy:     

ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO ACTAVIS 300 mg, 20 capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO ANGENERICO 300 mg, 20 capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO DOC GENERICI 300 mg, 20 capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO DOC GENERICI 450 mg, 20 modified release capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO DOROM 300 mg, 20 capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO DOROM 450 mg, 20 capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO EUROGENERICI 450 mg, 20 extended release tablets
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO EUROGENERICI 300 mg, 20 capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO MYLAN 150 mg, 20 tablets
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO MYLAN 300 mg, 20 tablets
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO MYLAN 450 mg, 20 extended release capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO PLIVA 300 mg, 20 capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO PLIVA 450 mg, 20 extended release capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO RATIOPHARM 300 mg, 20 tablets
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO RATIOPHARM 450 mg, 20 extended release tablets
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO TEVA 300 mg, 20 capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO TEVA 450 mg, 20 modified release capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO ZENTIVA 300 mg, 20 capsules
ACIDO URSODESOSSICOLICO ZENTIVA 450 mg, 20 extended release capsules
BILIEPAR 300 mg, 20 capsules
BILIEPAR 450 mg, 20 extended release capsules
DESOCOL 300 mg, 20 capsules
DESOXIL 150 mg, 20 tablets
DESOXIL 300 mg, 20 tablets
DESOXIL 450 mg, 20 tablets
DEURSIL 150 mg, 20 capsules
DEURSIL 300 mg, 20 capsules
DEURSIL 450 mg, 20 extended release capsules
DEURSIL 225 mg, 20 extended release capsules
DISSOLURSIL 300 mg, 20 capsules
DISSOLURSIL 450 mg, 20 extended release capsules
FRAURS 150 mg, 20 capsules
FRAURS 300 mg, 20 capsules
LITOFF 300 mg, 20 divisible tablets
LITOFF 450 mg, 20 extended release tablets
LITURSOL 150 mg, 20 tablets
LITURSOL 300 mg, 20 tablets
LITURSOL RETARD 450 mg, 20 extended release capsules
URDES 150 mg, 20 tablets
URDES 300 mg, 20 tablets
URDES 225 mg, 20 tablets
URDES 450 mg, 20 tablets
URSACOL 50 mg, 40 tablets
URSACOL 150 mg, 20 tablets
URSACOL 300 mg, 20 tablets
URSILON 150 mg, 20 capsules
URSILON 300 mg, 20 capsules
URSILON RETARD 225 mg, 20 extended release capsules
URSILON RETARD 450 mg, 20 extended release capsules
URSOBIL 150 mg, 20 capsules
URSOBIL 300 mg, 20 tablets
URSOBIL 250 mg, 20 capsules
URSOBIL 30 mg/ml, 200 ml oral suspension
URSOBIL HT 450 mg, 20 extended release capsules
URSODAMOR 150 mg, 20 tablets
URSODAMOR 300 mg, 20 tablets
URSOFALK 150 mg, 20 capsules
URSOFALK 300 mg, 20 capsules
URSOFALK SR 450 mg, 20 extended release capsules
URSOFLOR 150 mg, 20 capsules
URSOFLOR 300 mg, 20 capsules
URSOFLOR 450 mg, 20 extended release tablets
URSOLISIN 150 mg, 20 capsules
URSOLISIN 300 mg, 20 capsules
URSULTEC 30 mg/ml, 200 ml oral suspension

Japan:     

URSO 5%1g, granules
URSO 50 mg, tablets
URSO 100 mg, tablets
URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID JG 50 mg, tablets
URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID JG 100 mg, tablets
URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID SAWAI 100 mg, tablets
URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID TCK 100 mg, tablets
URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID TEVA 50 mg, tablets
URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID TEVA 100 mg, tablets
URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID TOWA 50 mg, tablets
URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID TOWA 100 mg, tablets
URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID ZE 100 mg, tablets

Mexico:     

URSOFALK 250 mg, 50 capsules

Pakistan:     

TRIPTOR 250 mg, capsules
TRIPTOR 500 mg, capsules
URSO 250 mg, capsules
URSO 500 mg, capsules
URSOFALK 250 mg, capsules
URSOGAL 250 mg, capsules
URSOGAL 500 mg, capsules
URSOX 250 mg, capsules

Spain:     

BILIFALK 250 mg, 60 capsules
URSOBILANE 150 mg, 60 capsules
URSOBILANE 300 mg, 60 capsules
URSOCHOL 150 mg, 60 tablets

Turkey:     

CHOLUDEXAN 300 mg, 100 capsules
PROURSAN 250 mg, 100 capsules
UGEFAL 250 mg, 100 tablets
UGEFAL 500 mg, 100 tablets
UROCOLIK 250 mg, 100 capsules
URSACTIVE 250 mg, 100 capsules
URSOCOLIC 250 mg, 100 capsules
URSODIN 250 mg, 50-100 capsules
URSOFALK 250 mg, 100 capsules
URSOFALK 250 mg/5 ml, 250 ml oral suspension
URSOGEP 250 mg, 100 capsules
URSOLVAN 300 mg, 100 tablets

United Kingdom:     

DESTOLIT 150 mg, 60 tablets
URDOX 300 mg, 60 tablets
URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID AUDEN MCLENZIE 150 mg, 60 tablets
URSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID WOCKHARDT 300 mg, 60 tablets
URSOFALK 250 mg, 60-100 capsules
URSOFALK 250 mg/5 ml, 250 ml oral suspension
URSOFALK 500 mg, 50-100 tablets

U.S.A. and Puerto Rico:     

ACTIGALL 300 mg, 100 capsules
URSO 250 mg, 10 & 100 tablets
URSO FORTE 500 mg, 100 tablets
URSODIOL AMERICAN HEALTH PACK 300 mg, 100 capsules
URSODIOL AVKARE 300 mg, 180 capsules
uRSODIOL AVPAK 300 mg, 50 & 100 capsules
URSODIOL EPIC PHARMA 300 mg, 100 capsules
URSODIOL GLENMARK 250 mg, 30 & 100 tablets
URSODIOL GLENMARK 500 mg, 30 & 100 tablets
URSODIOL LANNETT 300 mg, 100 capsules
URSODIOL MYLAN 300 mg, 100 capsules
URSODIOL NCS HEALTHCARE OF KY 300 mg, 30 capsules
URSODIOL PRASCO 250 mg, 100 tablets
URSODIOL PRASCO 500 mg, 100 tablets
URSODIOL RISING PHARMA 300 mg, 100 capsules
URSODIOL STAT RX USA LLC 300 mg, 30, 60 & 90 capsules
URSODIOL TAGI PHARMA 300 mg, 100 capsules
URSODIOL TEVA 300 mg, 100 capsules
URSODIOL TEVA 250 mg, 100 tablets
URSODIOL TEVA 500 mg, 100 tablets
URSODIOL UDL 300 mg, 100 capsules
URSODIOL WATSON 300 mg, 100 capsules
URSODIOL WATSON 250 mg, 100 tablets
URSODIOL WATSON 500 mg, 100 tablets

Page updated: December 18, 2010.