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Obeticholic Acid

Ocaliva

OBETICHOLIC ACID is a bile acid drug. This medicine treats primary biliary cholangitis or cirrhosis. Compare bile acids.

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FDA Issues Safety Alert for Ocaliva

The GoodRx Pharmacist - October 05, 2017

On September 21st, the FDA issued a drug safety communication for Ocaliva (obeticholic acid), a medication used to treat primary biliary cholangitis (PBC).

The FDA warns that using Ocaliva can cause serious liver injury and even death when improperly dosed. The FDA has reviewed the 19 cases of death potentially caused by Ocaliva, and determined that in several cases patients with moderate to severe liver disease were receiving too high of a dose. See More

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