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Whats ursodeoxycholic acid?
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Dr. Anne Larson
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
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In brief: It is a bile acid
Primary bile acids are made in the liver and stored within the gall bladder. Urso is a secondary bile acid.
It can be made by intestinal bacteria which process the primary bile acids. It is used for dissolving gallstones and for treating a disorder called primary biliary cirrhosis. Sometimes it may be used for other bile duct diseases.

In brief: It is a bile acid
Primary bile acids are made in the liver and stored within the gall bladder. Urso is a secondary bile acid.
It can be made by intestinal bacteria which process the primary bile acids. It is used for dissolving gallstones and for treating a disorder called primary biliary cirrhosis. Sometimes it may be used for other bile duct diseases.
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