ursodiol

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ursodiol

 [ur″so-di´ol]
the secondary bile acid ursodeoxycholic acid used as an anticholelithic to dissolve radiolucent, noncalcified gallstones.

ur·so·di·ol

(ŭr'sō-dī'ōl),
A bile acid used to facilitate the dissolution of gallstones in patients; a potential alternative to cholecystectomy.

ursodiol

/ur·so·di·ol/ (ur″so-di´ol) the secondary bile acid ursodeoxycholic acid used as an anticholelithic to dissolve radiolucent, noncalcified gallstones.

ursodiol

Actigall®, ursodeoxycholic acid Hepatology A pharmacologic preparation of ursodeoxylcholic acid, a 2º bile acid, used to dissolve bile gallstones and manage primary biliary cirrhosis. See Primary biliary cirrhosis.

ur·so·di·ol

(ŭr'sō-dī'ōl)
A bile acid used to facilitate the dissolution of gallstones in patients; a potential alternative to cholecystectomy.
Synonym(s): ursodeoxycholic acid.

ursodiol,

n brand names: Actigall, Ursofalk;
drug class: gallstone solubilizing agent;
action: suppresses hepatic synthesis, secretion of cholesterol; inhibits intestinal absorption of cholesterol;
uses: dissolution of radiolucent noncalcified gallstones of less than 20 mm in diameter, in which surgery is not indicated.
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for authorized generic versions of the URSO 250 and URSO Forte Scored (ursodiol tablets, USP) family of products for the treatment of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis, a chronic liver disease that slowly destroys the ducts that drain bile in the liver.
the Authorized Generic version of URSO Forte Scored and URSO 250.
URSO 250 and URSO Forte Scored are approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of patients with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC), a chronic liver disease that slowly destroys the ducts that drain bile in the liver.
URSO 250 and URSO Forte Scored are approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis, a chronic liver disease that slowly destroys the ducts that drain bile in the liver.