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Sodium Tauroglycocholate



Sodium tauroglycocholate is a bile salt used to treat stomach upset problems such as indigestion, bloating, feeling of fullness, heartburn, stomach upsets after surgery etc.

How it works

Sodium tauroglycocholate belongs to the class of medications called as digestives. It works by improving overall digestive process and helps in absorption of fat and fat soluble vitamins from the food. It also increases movement of intestines thereby having mild laxative effect.

Common side effects



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Expert advice

  • Exercise caution when taking sodium tauroglycocholate as excessive consumption of pancreatic extracts may cause perianal soreness or may interfere with absorption of iron. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking any other medication for current illness, since the two medications may hamper each other’s absorption.
  • Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to sodium tauroglycocholate or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if patients with jaundice, sudden or long term swelling of gall bladder, sudden swelling or infection of pancreas.

Content on this page was last updated on 30 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)