What is Obeticholic acid tablet?
Obeticholic acid Tablet is used in alone or in combination therapy to treat primary biliary cirrhosis. It helps improve the liver function by inhibiting the production of bile acid and increasing the removal of bile acid from the liver. This reduces the bile acid in the liver and hence prevents its toxic effects.
How Obeticholic acid Tablet is used.
Obeticholic acid Tablet may be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. You should always complete the full course of the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished.
Side effects of this tablet
The most common side effects of this medicine include itching, fatigue, abdominal pain, rash, throat pain, dizziness, constipation, joint pain, eczema, and thyroid disorders. If you experience any of these side effects that does not resolve on its own or get worse, you should let your doctor.
Before taking the medicine, tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions. You should also let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking (if any), as they may affect or be affected by this medicine. Consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Brand Name: Ocanat
Manufacturer: Natco Pharma