What are the contraindications of Actigall?

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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