What are the contraindications of Actigall?
- Actigall will not dissolve calcified cholesterol stones, radiopaque stones, or radiolucent bile pigment stones. Hence, patients with such stones are not candidates for Actigall therapy.
- Patients with compelling reasons for cholecystectomy including unremitting acute cholecystitis, cholangitis, biliary obstruction, gallstone pancreatitis, or biliary-gastrointestinal fistula are not candidates for Actigall therapy.
- Allergy to bile acids.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/24/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.