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Urso forte

Generic name: ursodiol ur-so-dy-all] brand names: reltone, urso, and urso forte
class of drugs: gallstone solubilizing agents

What is Urso forte?

Urso forte capsules can be used for dissolving smaller gallstones that are not eliminated by surgery or to avoid gallstones from forming in the course of the rapid reduction in weight. The medicine cannot dissolve gallstones that have been calcified.

Urso forte tablets are used to treat primary biliary disease cirrhosis, which is an auto-immune disorder that causes the progressive destruction of bile ducts inside your liver.urso forte could be used for other purposes not covered in this medication guide.

Side effects of Urso forte

See a doctor immediately. Get medical attention immediately if you notice symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as difficulty breathing, hives, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue.

Urso forte could cause serious adverse reactions. Consult your physician immediately if you experience:

  • Discomfort or burning sensation during urination;
  • Stomach pain or discomfort, constipation, vomiting;
  • Liver problems: nausea nausea, stomach pain in the upper part of the stomach, itching, tiredness, and lack of appetite black stools, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin),
  • Symptoms of signs of a new--sudden symptoms of weakness or an ill-feeling, fever, chills, sore throat, oral sores, skin ulcers, or difficulty swallowing.

Common negative results of urso forte include:

  • Upset stomach, nausea, vomiting;
  • Diarrhea, constipation;
  • Cough, sore throat
  • Urination that is painful;
  • Hair loss;
  • Back pain.

This is not a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and others could happen. Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report adverse reactions to the fda at 1-800-fda-1088.


Take only according to the directions. Talk to your doctor if you take other medications or suffer from any other medical condition or allergies.

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to make use of urso forte if you are allergic to it or if there are obstructions in the gallbladder or liver.

Tell your doctor if:

  • You've been coughing up blood for a while.
  • You have been gaining weight quickly. You have gained weight quickly, particularly around your midsection and face.

Inform your doctor if you are nursing or pregnant.not allowed to be used for anyone less than the age of 18.

How to take Urso forte?

Follow the instructions on your prescription label, and review all medication guides and instructions sheets. Make sure you use the medicine precisely as directed.consume one urso forte tablet alongside is possible to cut the tablet into two pieces to obtain the dosage.take each tablet entirely with a glass of water. Broken tablets may give off an unpleasant taste.if you break a tablet, be sure to keep it away from the rest of the tablets and take it out of use within 28 days following the break.utilize urso forte often to achieve the best results.doses are determined by weight. Your dose could change if you gain or lose weight.

There are a variety of medical tests you may require, such as gallbladder ultrasound examinations and blood tests to test your liver's functioning. You could also require liver function tests every six months following the time you stopped taking urso forte.

Contact your physician if your symptoms do not improve or if they become treat gallstones, you might need to take urso forte for a few months. Certain gallstones might not dissolve, and you might be able to develop new gallstones in the next five years following treatment. Consult your physician regarding your potential risk.close tightly to keep at room temperature, far from heat and moisture.

What happens if i miss the dose?

Do not take the medicine for as long as you can. However, do not take any missed doses if you are close to the time of the next dose. Don't take two doses at a time.

Make sure you refill your prescription before the expiration date of your medication.

What happens if i overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Consult your physician prior to taking an antacid. Make sure to use only the one that your doctor recommends.

Interaction with other drugs

It could be more difficult for your body to take urso forte if you are taking certain medications to lower cholesterol levels, for example:

  • Antacids that contain aluminum
  • Cholestyramine;
  • Colestipol.

Discuss with your doctor any other medications, including contraceptives for birth, clofibrate, and various hormones.

Other drugs can interact with urso forte, which includes prescription and non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal products. Some interactions with drugs are not listed here. Are included here.



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