Actigall (Ursodiol (ursodeoxycholic))
Generic name: Actigall
Brand names: Actigall, Ursodiol
What is/are Actigall:
Actigall assists in dissolving biliary calculus in patients who cannot have or who don’t require gallbladder surgery. This medication is also useful for certain liver diseases of children, infants and adults. This medicine is also used for other intentions; appeal to your doctor or apothecary if you have questions.
What should I report to my health care providers before I take this medication?
health care providers need to be aware if you have any of these cases:
- blocked bile duct or fistula
- an unusual or allergic reaction to Actigall or other drugs or foods.
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant
Which side effects may I find from Actigall?
Side effects that you should make known to your health care professional as fast as possible:
- allergic reactions like swelling of the face, lips or tongue, skin rash, itching or hives
- severe stomach area pain, especially toward your right side
Side effects that usually do not require medical control (make known to your medic if they last or are troubling):
Some of the existing Side effects may not be included in the list.
What do I have to know using this medicament?
consalt your medical practitioner for regular analyses on your cure. The healing may be very lingering to attain the positive reaction. Your health care provider will conduct tests to check whether your gallstones are dissolving or if your liver problem is improving. Report persisting or exaggerated nausea, abdominal pain or vomiting to your doctor.
Take this drug at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after an antacid dose.
How should I store this drug?
Keep out of the reach of children.
Keep at room temperature between 15 – 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed. Get rid of any left medicine when the expiration date has passed.