Obeticholic Acid

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Primary biliary cholangitis is a persistent liver disease that can damage bile ducts in the liver and may lead to cirrhosis and liver failure. Obeticholic acid is used to deal with PBC in adults that have not created liver cirrhosis. Obeticholic acid is sometimes used with another medication called ursodeoxycholic acid. Obeticholic acid may be used for functions not detailed in this medicine overview. You will need liver function tests and you might need to stop taking obeticholic acid based on the results. Your physician will do tests to make certain obeticholic acid is the right therapy for you. Your doctor may periodically change your dose. You will need liver function tests and you might require to quit taking obeticholic acid based on the results, even if you have no symptoms. Do not quit taking obeticholic acid without your physician's guidance. Take the medicine as quickly as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is practically time for your next dose.

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