What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Ursodiol?

(ur soe DYE ol)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat gallstones.

• This medicine may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with healthcare provider.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

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

• If you have pancreatitis, talk with healthcare provider.

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

• Do not take antacids within 2 hours of this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• 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.

• Headache.

• Back pain.

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful...