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  1. Ursodiol is used to dissolve gallstones in patients who do not want surgery or cannot have surgery to remove gallstones. Ursodiol is also used to prevent the formation of ...
  2. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... stage of the disease may slow liver damage. Ursodiol (Actigall). Ursodiol is the only drug approved by the U.S. ... Administration for the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis. Ursodiol assists the liver in moving bile through the ...
  3. Gallstones From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... used to dissolve cholesterol gallstones: Oral dissolution therapy. Ursodiol (Actigall) and chenodiol (Chenix) are medications that contain ... only rarely and may be used along with ursodiol. [ Top ] Eating, Diet, and Nutrition Factors related to ...
  4. Gallstones From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... used to dissolve cholesterol gallstones: • Oral dissolution therapy. Ursodiol (Actigall) and chenodiol (Chenix) are medications that contain ... only rarely and may be used along with ursodiol. Eating, Diet, and Nutrition Factors related to eating, ...
  5. Medications that may be used include: Cholestyramine Ursodeoxycholic acid (ursodiol) Fat-soluble vitamins (D, E, A, K) Antibiotics for infections in the bile ducts Medications that quiet the immune system (prednisone, azathioprine, ...
  6. ... duct . MEDICATION Medicines called chenodeoxycholic acids (CDCA) or ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA, ursodiol) may be given in pill form to dissolve ...
  7. Alagille Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse)  
    ... and making the person as comfortable as possible. Ursodiol (Actigall, Urso) is the only drug approved by ...
  8. ... complications. Cholestyramine (or colestipol) may reduce the itching. Ursodeoxycholic acid may improve removal of bile from the bloodstream ...
  9. Pregnancy Complications: Liver Disorders (March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation)  
    ... ICP often is treated with a medication called ursodeoxycholic acid (Actigall). This medication relieves skin itching, helps correct ...
  10. ... operation is not possible, a medicine known as ursodiol, may be used to dissolve cholesterol gallstones but ...
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