What may interact with Chenodal?
-clofibrate, fenofibrate, or gemfibrozil
-female hormones, including estrogens or birth control pills
What should I tell my health care provider before I take Chenodal?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
-biliary tract disease
-gallbladder disease including blocked bile duct or fistula
-an unusual or allergic reaction to chenodiol, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
-pregnant or trying to get pregnant
What should I watch for while using Chenodal?
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. It may take months of therapy to get the right response. Your doctor or health care professional will schedule tests to see if your gallstones are dissolving or if your condition is improving. You will also need to have important blood work done while on this medicine. Report continued or worsened nausea, vomiting, or abdominal pain to your doctor.
Antacids may interfere with the absorption of this medicine. Take this medicine at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after an antacid dose.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.