Ursodiol (Compounded) Rx

Ursodiol (Compounded) Rx

We're sorry, this product is no longer available.

I'm sorry but our pharmacy is no longer making specially compounded medications. We do sell comercially prepared Ursodiol tablets and capsules. If you are looking for a new compounding pharmacy, you may be able to find one by consulting with your veterinarian or searching for an accredited PCAB Compouning Pharmacy on the Accreditation Commission for Health Care's website.

What are Ursodiol Capsules for Dogs and Cats?

  • Ursodiol is a prescription medication that contains the naturally occurring bile acid, Ursodeoxycholic Acid.
  • Ursodiol works by dissolving cholesterol, preventing cholesterol absorption in the intestines, and preventing the production of cholesterol in the liver. This decreases the formation of gallstones.
  • Ursodiol also helps reduce excess levels of bile acids that may be harmful to the liver.

Why do cats and dogs use Ursodiol?

  • Your veterinarian may prescribe Ursodiol if your pet has been diagnosed with cholesterol-containing gallstones, chronic liver disease, or a similar condition.
  • Ursodiol may also be prescribed to help reduce inflammation associated with the gall bladder.

What else should I know about Ursodiol?

  • Ursodiol should not be given to rabbits, guinea pigs, or rodents.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Ursodiol?

  • One common, but not usually serious, side effect is diarrhea.

How do you use Ursodiol?

  • Ursodiol works best when given with food. Follow your veterinarian's directions.

What is in Ursodiol?

  • Ursodiol contains Ursodeoxycholic Acid, a naturally occuring bile acid.
  • Ursodeoxycholic Acid dissolves cholesterol, prevents cholesterol absorption in the intestines, and prevents the production of cholesterol in the liver.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • These Ursodiol capsules are a compounded medication. The ingredients will be mixed specially for your dog or cat in our pharmacy.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Ursodiol?

  • Dogs and cats may use Ursodiol for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.

Who makes these Ursodiol capsules?

  • These Ursodiol capsules are hand-made in our pharmacy.
  • There is a minimum charge of $59.99.
  • Shelf-life limits orders to a 170-day supply.