Dehydrocholic acid (Acidum dehydrocholicum; hologon) is a choleretic agent. Being a physiological irritant of the liver cells, it stimulates the formation of bile . Applied with cholangitis , chronic cholecystitis and hepatitis. Assign inside of 0.25-0.5 g 3 times a day. Contraindications: acute and subacute dystrophies of the liver, obstructive jaundice. Side effects - increased diuresis. Form release: pills to 0.25 g. See also Choleretic means .
Chologon (Chologonum; a synonym for dehydrocholic acid) is a choleretic agent; 3.7, 12-triketocholanic acid. Hologon belongs to the group of bile acids and has pronounced choleretic properties. Hologon has little effect on the secretion of bile cholates, cholesterol and pigments. It inhibits the excretion of bromsulfalein. Hologon also enhances diuresis and has a disinfecting effect in infections of the gallbladder and biliary tract. It is indicated for cholangitis and chronic cholecystitis. Assign inside: adults to receive 0.25-0.5 g; children under 1 year old — at 0.01–0.02 g; from 2 to 5 years - by 0.03-0.1 g; from 6 to 12 years — by 0.2–0.25 g 3 times a day. Form release: pills to 0.25 g. Keep in a dry and cool place. See also Choleretic means.