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

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.
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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.
Ursodiol tablets, 500 mg, and Ursodiol tablets, 250 mg, are AB-rated, therapeutically equivalent and substitutable for the brand URSO Forte Scored and URSO 250, respectively.