- Deoxycholic Acid
- Accession Number
A bile acid formed by bacterial action from cholate. It is usually conjugated with glycine or taurine. Deoxycholic acid acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for intestinal absorption, is reabsorbed itself, and is used as a choleretic and detergent.
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Ursodeoxycholic acid A bile acid used for the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), dissolution of radiolucent gallstones in patients with a functioning gallbladder, and treatment of hepatobiliary disorders associated with cystic fibrosis in pediatric patients. Glycochenodeoxycholic Acid A bile salt formed in the liver from chenodeoxycholate and glycine, usually as the sodium salt. It acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for absorption and is itself absorbed.... Obeticholic acid A bile acid analog and farnesoid X receptor agonist used to treat primary biliary cholangitis in adult patients with inadequate clinical response or intolerance to UDCA. Chenodeoxycholic acid A bile acid used for the treatment of primary biliary cirrhosis. Taurochenodeoxycholic acid Taurochenodeoxycholic acid is likely indicated as a choleretic and cholagogue. It is also being investigated for its role in inflammation and cancer therapy. Tauroursodeoxycholic acid Used in the treatment of cholesterol gallstones. Tauroursodeoxycholic acid is also being investigated for use in several conditions such as Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC), insulin resistance, amyloidosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Cholestasis,... Bamet-UD2 Bamet-UD2 is a novel bile acid-platinum derivative. cis-Diamminechlorocholylglycinateplatinum(II) Not Annotated Deoxycholic acid A cytolytic agent injected subcutaneously to improve the appearance submental fat.
- Drugs & Drug Targets