I'v been diagnosed with pbc 8 months ago and am now on ursodiol. Since taking this medication I have lost 15 lbs, I've been on medication for approx. 7 months, I'm wondering if weight loss is normal on this med.,, this is only med I take. Since dx I have changed my diet and no longer eat refined sugar or processed foods,,well have drastically reduced both. I am 5'0 and now weigh 97lbs.
Ursodiol does not cause weight changes though a few patients do report weight gain. The medication may be used in patients undergoing weight loss by other means such as diet changes etc. to prevent formation of gall stones.
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