Ursodeoxycholic acid is a naturally occurring bile acid and is used to dissolve gallstones that are rich in cholesterol.
It is also used to improve the flow of bile in primary biliary cirrhosis.
There is a balance between cholesterol and bile acids in the liver. When there is an excess in cholesterol level, cholesterols are separated out from bile and form stones.
Ursodeoxycholic acid is a bile acid itself, it elevates the level of bile acids within the bile and reduces the synthesis and release of cholesterol from liver which in turn reduces the absorption of cholesterol from the gut. also help to dissolve gall stones.
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