Drug Information for URSODIOL CAPSULES, USP9380Rx only (TEVA Pharmaceuticals USA Inc): CONTRAINDICATIONS

    • Ursodiol will not dissolve calcified cholesterol stones, radiopaque stones, or radiolucent bile pigment stones. Hence, patients with such stones are not candidates for ursodiol therapy.
    • Patients with compelling reasons for cholecystectomy including unremitting acute cholecystitis, cholangitis, biliary obstruction, gallstone pancreatitis, or biliary-gastrointestinal fistula are not candidates for ursodiol therapy.
    • Allergy to bile acids.
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