Chenodiol
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Chenodiol?

(kee noe DYE ole)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat gallstones.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have biliary tract problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take antacids with this medicine.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals and frequent mouth care may help. Older children may suck hard, sugar-free candy.

• Diarrhea.

• Belly pain.

• Constipation. More liquids, regular exercise, or a fiber-containing diet may help. Talk with healthcare provider about a stool softener or...

 
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