To soften cholesterol stones, take:
- weight less than 60 kg - three tablets of 150 mg;
- weight from 60 to 80 kg - from 4 to 5 tablets of 150 mg;
- weight from 80 to 100 kg - three tablets of 300 mg;
- weight more than 100 kg - from 3 to 4 tablets of 300 mg.
Ursodex should be taken once a day, at night. The duration of therapy can be ½-1 year. If after a year of receiving positive dynamics is not found, then Ursodex is canceled.
The quality of therapy is checked every six months of treatment, with the help of ultrasound or X-ray study. In addition, it is important to check the lack of calcification - otherwise the treatment is stopped.
- For the treatment of the inflammatory process in the stomach with bile reflux, one tablet of Ursodex is prescribed 300 mg daily for the night. Therapy in this case can last up to 2 weeks, which is decided in each case separately.
- To eliminate the symptoms of primary biliary cirrhosis, the dosage is determined taking into account the weight of the patient:
- weight from 47 to 62 kg - daily amount of Ursodex 12-16 mg / kg;
- weight from 63 to 78 kg - daily amount of Ursodex 13-16 mg / kg;
- weight from 79 to 93 kg - daily amount of Ursodex 13-16 mg / kg;
- weight from 94 to 109 kg - daily amount of Ursodex 14-16 mg / kg;
- weight from 110 kg - the daily amount of Ursodex is set individually.
During the first three months, Ursodex 300 mg is taken, dividing the daily amount by three times (in the morning, during the day and at night). When the working capacity of the liver improves, then you can switch to the reception schedule once a day at night.
At the beginning of treatment, patients can observe the aggravation of the clinical picture. If this happens, then the dosage is somewhat reduced, gradually increasing the daily amount of medication to the required according to the scheme.