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Review: could Ursodiol cause Blood bilirubin increased?

We study 3,364 people who have side effects while taking Ursodiol from FDA and social media. Among them, 109 have Blood bilirubin increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood bilirubin increased and more.

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Ursodiol

Ursodiol (latest outcomes from 3,435 users) has active ingredients of ursodiol. It is often used in biliary cirrhosis primary.

Blood bilirubin increased

Blood bilirubin increased (latest reports from 112,898 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, hiv infection, pulmonary hypertension, acute myeloid leukaemia, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 3,364 people reported to have side effects when taking Ursodiol. Among them, 109 people (3.24%) have Blood Bilirubin Increased. They amount to 0.10% of all the 112,886 people who have Blood Bilirubin Increased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood bilirubin increased in Ursodiol reports

Time on Ursodiol when people have Blood bilirubin increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood bilirubin increased64.29%28.57%7.14%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Blood bilirubin increased when taking Ursodiol * :

FemaleMale
Blood bilirubin increased40.71%59.29%

Age of people who have Blood bilirubin increased when taking Ursodiol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood bilirubin increased0.00%1.03%3.09%7.22%6.19%15.46%25.77%41.24%

Severity of Blood bilirubin increased when taking Ursodiol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blood bilirubin increased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (14 people, 12.84%)
  2. Hepatic neoplasm malignant (9 people, 8.26%)
  3. Nausea (7 people, 6.42%)
  4. Hepatitis c (7 people, 6.42%)
  5. Asthenia (6 people, 5.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acyclovir (19 people, 17.43%)
  2. Lasix (17 people, 15.60%)
  3. Allopurinol (13 people, 11.93%)
  4. Lactulose (13 people, 11.93%)
  5. Acetaminophen (12 people, 11.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (19 hours ago):

  • The autoimmune hepatitis is de novo. Approx. 2 yrs after transplant, ALT and AST went from 40 or 50 to 400 and 500 in 1 mo. Drs. tested (Ultrasound/liver biopsy/arteriogram) thinking it was hepatic veno-occlusion or vasculitis. 2 yrs after tx, my liver is almost entirely cirrhotic. Experienced massive body swelling (ESLD-Chronic Hep B)with seepage thru ankles and broken blood vessels around upper ankles. Diagnosed w/ GVHD and Autoimmune Hepatitis. Drs. had decided to re-transplant but called it off. Nausea is severe and debilitating. Abdomen very distended.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Over the past year and 1/2 my bilirubin has gradually increased from 1.0, 1.3, and now 1.6. I have been on three prescription drugs for at least 15 years:
    Omeprazole, Celebrex, and Simvastatin. Is one of these drugs causing an increase in blood bilirubin. My last blood work was in May; the bilirubin may now be higher. Also, I have had 3 attacks of diverticulitis within about two months. Can these attacks be related to high bilirubin levels?

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Besides 2 -500 mg each of Ursodial , I take Vit.D(1000), one multi-Vit.,one calcium(500),one omega 3, and 2 Senecot.

    About 6 months ago start putting on a lot of weight in tummy -waist area. I have gained 15 ibs so far , and it seems whatever I eat goes into weight. I live mostly on chicken(white meat), lots of veggies raw and cooked, porridge every morning as my collestral is 6.2, bread products about 3 servings a day.i am fairly active , about 2 hours of dancing , walking , etc., everyday.
    Do not sleep more than 5 hours a night.
    A bit of itch .Wake every morning to crust on lips. Eye lids a bit dry. Spicy foods go right through my system.I do not get cramps or heartburn.I do pass a lot of gas.especially if I eat certain foods.

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