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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of ursodiol oral.

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Condition: Rare Progressive Liver Disease - Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
2/2/2016 1:08:05 PM

Reviewer: Jane Ayre, 55-64 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

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Current Rating: 5

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I have PBC and Autoimmune Hepatitis. My doctor started me on this medication over 2 years ago, my ALT/AST has continued to drop to now normal levels. My AlK Phos. levels were increasing so my doctor increased my Ursodiol. I am now taking 4/day and all my liver enzymes numbers are dropping. I take this in conjunction with Aziothioprine. Also, I have taken Gabapentin for 3 years to relieve the it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rare Progressive Liver Disease - Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
1/24/2015 12:55:38 PM

Reviewer: tlc, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

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I have very good response to this medicine. All my levels are good and no side effects except for occasion constipation, which a rare side effect. But overall very pleased.

Condition: Rare Progressive Liver Disease - Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
11/14/2014 10:31:41 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

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Current Rating: 5

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Same thing as previous comment lost my mother at 54 because of liver failure. Meds where too much and she did not take the time and go to the dr. I have been taking urso for 9 yrs and liver function is great and scaring has stopped progressing.

Condition: Rare Progressive Liver Disease - Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
2/26/2014 9:20:17 PM

Reviewer: Mary Ann, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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Current Rating: 4

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Comment:
Newly diagnosed with PBC. less than 30 days on this med and bloodwork already improving. No side effects that worry me yet, but the ones I am concerned about (abdominal cramps and tired) are also symptoms of PBC. Not sure if tummy problems are a progression of disease or side effect. Will ask doc on next visit. The best part is that the itching has been greatly reduced as the numbers come dow ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rare Progressive Liver Disease - Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
8/21/2012 4:18:36 PM

Reviewer: hopeful, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

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(non drinker) I found out I had PBC about 7-8 yrs ago. Have been on this medication and my blood levels have been normal. I was given the option for a biopsy but refused as long as my blood levels stay normal

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