Dissolves gallbladder stones.
Our bottom line
Actigall (Ursodiol) is a decent way to get rid of gallstones if surgery isn't an option for you.
- Helps dissolve gallbladder stones without needing to have surgery.
- Can take long time for gallstones to be fully dissolved.
- May not work depending on the initial size of the gallstone.
- Often causes upset stomach.
- Can be pricey.
Side effect rates for Actigall (Ursodiol)
Risks and Warnings for Actigall (Ursodiol)Skip risks section. Skip to common concerns section.
Bile acid sequestering agents (like Cholestyramine and Colestipol) and aluminum-based antacids can interfere with how well Actigall (Ursodiol) works by not letting it be absorbed by your body. Estrogens, oral contraceptives, and clofibrate (and perhaps other lipid-lowering drugs) can cause gallstones to be made and work against the effectiveness of Actigall (Ursodiol).
Common concerns from people taking Actigall (Ursodiol)Final section. Do you want to return to drug navigation?
- Take with food to lessen upset stomach.