50% of successfully treated patients will develop further gallstones within 10 yr. Lactation.
Adult: PO Dissolution of cholesterol-rich gallstones 6-12 mg/kg/day as a single dose at bedtime after radiological disappearance of stones. Max: 15 mg/kg.
Primary biliary cirrhosis 10-15 mg/kg/day in 2-4 divided doses. Prevention of gallstones in patients undergoing rapid wt loss 300 mg twice daily.