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Ursodiol (Actigall, Urso Forte, Urso 250) is a medication prescribed to dissolve cholesterol gallstones and treating primary biliary cirrhosis. Side effects, drug interactions, and dosage information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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      • Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA)
      • Colchicine (Colcrys)
      • Immunosuppressive medications
      • Corticosteroids
      • Budesonide (Entocort)
      • Azathioprine (Imuran)
      • Cyclosporine (Sandimmune, Neoral, Gengraf)
      • Methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall)
      • Obeticolic acid (Ocaliva)
      • Cholestyramine (Questran) for itching
      • Rifampin for itching
      • Opiod antagonists for itching
      • Charcoal hemoperfusion for itching
      • Osteoporosis medications
      • Treatment of elevated serum cholesterol and xanthomas
      • Treatment of malabsorption of fat and fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K)
      • Treatment of edema and ascites
      • Treatment of bleeding from varices
      • Treatment of hepatic encephalopathy
      • Treatment of enlarged spleen
      • Treatment of Sicca syndrome
      • Treatment of Raynaud's phenomenon
      • Treatment of scleroderma
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Terms related to ursodiol:

  • Actigall
  • Urso 250
  • Urso Forte