Hema Pharmaceuticals is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Ursodeoxycholic Acid in the market. It is also known as ursodiol and is most commonly used for the treatment of various health conditions including impaired bile flow, PBC, and gallstones. This medication is known for having the ability to dissolve gallstones and provide protection to GI tract's epithelial cells. It can also regulate cytokines and antimicrobial peptides defensins. It is an epimer of chenodeoxycholic acid which is most commonly utilized as cholagogue and choleretic agent. It is most commonly administered orally and has chemical formula C24H40O4 with molar mass of 392.56 g/mol.
Features of Ursodeoxycholic Acid:
- Dissolves cholesterol rich gallstones
- A naturally occurring bile acid
- Also used to relieve itching in pregnancy
- Improve liver disease status