This medication is a biliary agent, prescribed for gallstones. It helps to dissolve the stone by reducing the amount of cholesterol released by liver into bile.
Contraindicated in patients with chronic liver disease, and hypersensitivity.
PO - Dissolution of cholesterol-rich gallstones - the recommended dose is 6-12 mg/kg/day as a single dose at bedtime.
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, gallbladder, pancreas, or bile duct disorders, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Diarrhea, constipation, stomach upset, indigestion, dizziness, vomiting, cough, sore throat, runny nose, back pain, muscle and joint pain, hair loss.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store the medication as directed by your physician.
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