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A gallstone is a stone formed within the gallbladder from precipitated bile components. The term cholelithiasis may refer to the presence of gallstones or to any disease caused by gallstones, and choledocholithiasis refers to the presence of migrated gallstones within bile ducts. Most people with gallstones (about 80%) are asymptomatic. However, when a gallstone obstructs the bile duct and causes acute cholestasis, a reflexive smooth muscle spasm often occurs, resulting in an intense cramp-li...

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Long term use of Ursodiol

I have multiple gallstones and suffered from a gall bladder attack almost 3 years ago. I have been avoiding getting my gall bladder out. I have been taking Ursodiol for almost 3 years and have not had a gall bladder attack. I just had a scan done on my gall bladder and it is unchanged from 3 years ago and my Dr. reccommends taking it out. While the scan was being done on my gallbladder they also scanned my liver which showed fatty infiltration. My good cholestral was high, but my blood work was normal. My Dr. told me not to drink for 3 months and we will check the liver again. My question is, Could the use of the Ursodiol be causing the fatty infiltration to my liver? ## I had fatty tissue in my liver way before I started using Urso. If the doctor's are telling you to take out your ...

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Gallbladder medication

What type of diet should I eat to prevent gallbladder attacks? ## Hello, Miss C! How are you? What type of gallbladder problem are you having? Do you have gall stones or just attacks of pain? Has it been checked out to see what the problem is? ## What medications are good for treating gallbladder inflammation?

Udiliv 300 for jaundice

After blood test, doctor said me, I have minor Jaundice. They have prescribed me Udiliv-300 twice a day daily. But i am not finding it is remedy for jaundice, is it the case ? what should i do for minor jaundice then ? ## Udiliv contains the active ingredient Ursodiol, which is a bile acid, and yes, it is normally used to dissolve or prevent the reformation of gallstones. Your doctor may be hoping that it will improve liver function and thus resolve the problem that is causing jaundice. Have you tried asking them for more information? As to more information on Jaundice and its treatments you can check this link: ## I am 19 years old I checked my s.billurubin 7 days ago it was 3.6 and I checked today it is 8.6 and I am taking actimarin fort and polibion syrup and I am also not taking spi...

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I have confirmed that i have gallstones and have been advised by a friend to use StoneCLR. Can someone out there confirm to me that he/she has ever used the medicine and if it helped in flushing out the stones? ## I am suffering from gallstones and my ultrasound report shows that I had 12mm of large calculi. I just want 2 know what I should do? ## I have gallstone and want to use Stone CLR. Is it helpful for you? ## Where can I get this drug by the name of "STONECLR" in Nigeria? It is a perfect drug for removing gall bladder stones. ## My girl has gallstones and I need a place to buy this product (stoneCLR) in Nigeria Abuja. Please let me know if you find out any more information.

side effects of Udiliv 300 and cremadiet

recently i was diagnoised with fatty liver and gall stones. The doctor prescribed Udiviliv 300 (1 in morning and one at night, after meals) and Cremadiet (2 spoons at bedtime). i am not sure whether its because of the medicines but i have started experiencing chest pain and pain in my throat and nose. Please advise? ## Have you contacted your doctor, yet? Chest pain is not something you should ignore, you should report it to your doctor immediately, so they can check and determine if it is indeed caused by a medication or if it is something more serious. Udiliv contains the active ingredient Ursodiol, it is a bile acid that is frequently used to help dissolve gall stones. Learn more: Cremadiet contains Sodium and Ispaghula Husks, it is used to increase fiber in your body and make sure y...

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Ursocol 300 for elevated SGPT?

My SGPT is 90.0 U/L. I was wondering if URSOCOL 300 is prescribed to reduce my SGPT level or not. How does URSOCOL 300 help? ## From what I was able to gather Ursocol is a product of India. I did however locate the active ingredient which is Ursodeoxycholic Acid. Ursodeoxycholic Acid is listed to be in the US product Ursodiol. Ursodiol helps regulate cholesterol by reducing the rate at which the intestine absorbs cholesterol molecules while breaking up micelles containing cholesterol. Because of this property, ursodeoxycholic acid is used to treat (cholesterol) gallstones non-surgically. For more information about Ursodiol, please follow the link below... Hope this helps! ## for what purpose ursocol 300 used for? ## My wife was diagonised with enlarge fatty liver .She is having blood pr...

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udiliv tablets

ursetor tablets ## I am suffering fro fattay liver,Doctor suggeted me to take Udiliv tablets.I want to know the function of Udiliv ## Udiliv contains Ursodiol, which helps your intestines metabolize fats. You can read more about this medication here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## Thankyou very much for your valuble informatioon.My parents r plannning for my marraige,My SGOT level is 60,SGPT level is 50,I am suffering from Fattyliver,pls tell me do I able to marry ## i want to buy tab. udilive 150 mg in saudi arabia how i can get. please replie us ## i Am suffering from ulcerativecolitis my ESR has been increased tell me how to reduce it ## liver disorder,please guide us how to recover from this ## Am a diabetic with Dubin Johnson Syndrome and E trait Serum Bilurbin now ...

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I have 4.8 cm stone 4 pcs on my gallbladder. I suffer pain in my back and in my hips. ## Depending on what your doctor has stated, you may or may not decide to proceed with having your gallbladder surgically removed. The good news is that there are a number of traditional folk remedies which may help your condition. "An alternative to surgery and gallstone removal by chemical dissolution is gallbladder flush. Traditional European folk remedy recommends the use of olive oil and lemon juice to flush the gallstones. A major concern is that if the stones are too big, they may not easily come out or may even get stuck on the way out. Traditional Chinese medicine recommends the use of Gold Coin Grass (GCG) (botanical name: Herba Lysimachiae, Chinese sound translation: Chin-chien Tsao) to ...

ursodiol side efects 2 500 mg daily

Have been hospitalizid 4 times in one year. The diagnosis is gallstones. Had my gallbladder removed years ago, drs say stones r formed by the byle in liver and carried to byle duct. The problem being my system keeps forming stones made from chloresherol. Now on chlor. Free low fat diet. My question is, im now on ursodiol for 2 months but lately getting very naus. And bloated and pain. So, if its not stones again, can it be side effects from the ursodiol? T.y. donna ## Hello, Donna! How are you? Yes, those can be side effects of this medication, according to the FDA. You may also experience back pain, runny nose, headache, and diarrhea. Are you on any other medications?

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SIDEEFFECTS of Udiliv 150 Mg

Hi, My daughter 3 years old is been advised to give udiliv 150mg twice a day. She is diagonised with biliary atresia at her birth. I want to know what are the sideeffects of giving this medicine for a long time. ## Udiliv contains the active ingredient Ursodiol, it's a secondary bile acid and, unfortunately, there really isn't a lot of information on it under such circumstances as your daughter requires. You can read the information on it here: And her condition: Have you discussed her using it with her doctor? What other treatment options did they suggest? ## Thanks for the reply. Doctor has not suggested for how many years but it is required for her till Liver Transplantation. If she is stable with it, he has told to continue without any time period. ## My LFT have shown sligh...

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