Ursodiol

BreastfeedingGeriatricPediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Actigall (Watson); Adursall; Arsacol; Biliepar; Cholacid; Cholit-Ursan; Cholofalk; Coledos; Delursan; Desocol; Desoxil; Destolit (Norgine); Deurcil; Dexo; Estazor; Fraurs; Galmax; Lentorsil; Litanin; Litocure; Litoff; Litursol; Lyeton; Peptaron; Solutrat; UDC; UDC Hexal; Urdox (Wockhardt); Urso 250 (Aptalis); Urso Forte (Aptalis); Urso Heumann; Urso Vinas; Ursochol; Ursofal; Ursofalk; Ursoflor; Ursogal (Galen); Ursolac; Ursolism; Ursolvan; Urson; Ursoproge; Ursosan; Ursotan; USCA
  • INDICATIONS: The dissolution of radiolucent (i.e. non-radio opaque) cholesterol gallstones in patients with a functioning gallbladder; primary biliary cirrhosis; biliary calculus; cholelithiasis
  • SYNONYM: ursodeoxycholic acid; UDCA
  • CLASS: Cholesterol antagonist, Urolithic
  • HALF-LIFE: 100 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Aluminum based antacids, Aluminum hydroxide, Charcoal, Cholestyramine, Clofibrate, Colestimide, Colestipol, Cyclosporine, Dapsone, Estradiol, Estrogens, Nitrendipine, Oral Contraceptives, P4503A substrates

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: B

Our database has 43 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
HAIR.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
GENITOURINARY.
HEMATOLOGIC.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
RESPIRATORY.
OTHER.


Page last updated 06/25/2020

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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