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Ursodiol Side Effects
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Ursodiol: There are only small studies that have been done in regards to ursodiol's effectiveness in treating fatty liver disease. I am not sure which type of fatty liver disease you have, since there are 2 types. There are positive results in reduction of fatty liver and some improvement of liver enzymes. Stay on board with your provider and make sure you are maintaining a low fat, well balanced diet. ...Read more
Will Ursodiol stop my psc from progressing and keep me from feeling so fatigued? So far I'm not feeling any better.
There is no: Proven benefit of ursodeoxy cholic acid in PSC other than possibly improving liver enzyme abnormalities. It does not improve symptoms , long term risk for progression , death or need for liver Transplant. It does in PBC, a different condition. Google "aasld guidelines PSC" for a detailed review of the disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi my sgot & spgt are 67, 97. I use to consume 180ml of vodka n daily basis. Should i take ursodiol 300? Please advice
No : The treatment for mild alcoholic hepatitis involves only abstinence from alcohol - and possibly diet as well, including modest amounts of protein and adequate vitamins, including at least 50 mg of b1 (thiamine) and 0.4 mg of Folic Acid per day. How long after stopping alcohol were your liver tests done. It should be repeated in 3-6 months, together with an albumin/inr. Get into a support system. ...Read more
My friend is having an allergic reaction to ursodiol. Is there another effective medication she can take? Our something to counter act it?
Very unlikely: Ursodiol gets it name from urso meaning bear. This is just another form of bile and allergic reactions are extremely unlikely. Ursodiol is mainly used to treat bile sludge and primary biliary cirrhosis. There is urso-forte alarger dose version of ursodiol. But there are no substitutes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are some procedure available (non surgical procedure ) which can be utilised for removal of gb stone. Do medicine like ursodiol melt gb stone.?
Not very successful: There were medicines made for dissolving gallstones, but they were not very successful, so doctors recommended removing the gall bladder. A G.I. Specialist or a hepatologist (liver specialist) can give more details, but it sounded like only some kinds of small gallstones could be dissolved while other kinds could not; and stones could form again if the diseased gallbladder remained. ...Read more
I have pbc, overlap of autoimmune hepatitis, i take 2000 mg/day ursodiol and 20 mg/day atorvastatin .Can I do anything to relieve the chronic fatigue?
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