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Is ursofalk effective to take to dissolve a 1cm gallstone?

Is ursofalk effective to take to dissolve a 1cm gallstone?

Ursodiol is: Sometimes effective in dissolving small cholesterol gallstones in a functioning gallbladder. But dissolution takes a while, many months to years, and side effects include liver toxicity. Given these limitations, cholecystectomy is usually advised for patients who have symptomatic gallstones and are acceptable surgical/anesthesia risk. ...Read more

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What to know before using ursofalk (ursodeoxycholic acid) to treat gallstones?

What to know before using ursofalk (ursodeoxycholic acid) to treat gallstones?

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. ...Read more

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I have SGPT 533 and Bilirubin 1.4. Doctor prescribed Legalon 70 & Ursofalk? Is it correct?

I have SGPT 533 and Bilirubin 1.4. Doctor prescribed Legalon 70 & Ursofalk? Is it correct?

Hepatitis: This elevated enzyme is consistent with hepatitis. Has your physician checked for hepatitis A, B, or C or mononucleosis? A liver and gallbladder ultrasound are other tests that could be done. I'm not familiar with the medications you listed. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. I assume alcohol or other toxins are not a factor. ...Read more

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I have a mild pain that comes and goes on my right upper stomach. I suffer from primary billary chirosis, spelling?? I'm on ursofalk blood wrk normal

I have a mild pain that comes and goes on my right upper stomach. I suffer from primary billary chirosis, spelling?? I'm on ursofalk blood wrk normal

RUQ pain: Not sure of the question. Pain comes and goes in the RUQ and you wonder if due to Primary biliary cirrhoses? Often that condition is NOT associated with Pain. It is possible that irritable bowel could also present with the other condition ...Read more

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