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Cholbam (cholic acid) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Cholbam (cholic acid):


Cholic acid (Includes Cholbam) ↔ liver impairment

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applies to: Liver Disease

Cholic acid should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment. Some patients with liver disease at baseline experienced worsening serum transaminases, elevated bilirubin values, or worsening cholestasis on liver biopsy following treatment. Liver function should be monitored and treatment with cholic acid should be discontinued in patients who develop worsening of liver function while on treatment.

Cholbam (cholic acid) drug interactions

There are 32 drug interactions with Cholbam (cholic acid)

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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Further information

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