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Ursodeoxycholic Acid

An epimer of chenodeoxycholic acid. It is a mammalian bile acid found first in the bear and is apparently either a precursor or a product of chenodeoxycholate. Its administration changes the composition of bile and may dissolve gallstones. It is used as a cholagogue and choleretic.

Year introduced: 1991(1980)

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Tree Number(s): D04.210.500., D04.210.500.221.430.342.925

MeSH Unique ID: D014580

Registry Number: 724L30Y2QR

Entry Terms:

  • Acid, Ursodeoxycholic
  • Ursacholic Acid
  • Acid, Ursacholic
  • 3 alpha,7 beta-Dihydroxy-5 beta-cholan-24-oic Acid
  • 3 alpha,7 beta Dihydroxy 5 beta cholan 24 oic Acid
  • Ursodiol
  • Deoxyursocholic Acid
  • Acid, Deoxyursocholic
  • Ursolvan
  • Delursan
  • Destolit
  • Sodium Ursodeoxycholate
  • Ursodeoxycholate, Sodium
  • Urdox
  • Urso
  • Urso Heumann
  • Ursobilane
  • Ursochol
  • Ursofalk
  • Ursogal
  • Ursolite
  • Cholit-Ursan
  • Cholofalk

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