A 39-year-old member asked:
What to know before using ursofalk (ursodeoxycholic acid) to treat gallstones?
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General Surgery 46 years experience
Oral dissolution: for gallstones is not very successful in general. This medication is only effective for gallstones with specific composition and size. It can cause liver damage. It also takes a long time for stones to dissolve. And they can re-form even after complete dissolution. For these reasons, preferred treatment for symptomatic gallstones is surgical cholecystectomy.
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Last updated Aug 17, 2014
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