Actigall is a prescription medication that is used to treat primary biliary cirrhosis and to dissolve small gallstones. Actigall contains ursodeoxycholic acid and works by decreasing the amount of cholesterol that the liver produces and the intestines absorb. Actigall also dissolves the cholesterol that has formed stones in the gallbladder.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Common side effects of Actigall include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of ursodeoxycholic acid.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Actigall?
If you miss a dose of Actigall, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What else is Actigall called?
Actigall is also known as Urso internationally. Urso is the same brand name medication with a different name internationally and is not a generic alternative medication. Generic Actigall is called ursodeoxycholic acid.