Treating gallstones in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Chenodal is a bile acid naturally found in the body. It works by dissolving the cholesterol that makes gallstones and inhibiting production of cholesterol in the liver and absorption in the intestines, which helps to decrease the formation of gallstones. It can also reduce the amount of other bile acids that can be harmful to liver cells when levels are elevated.
Chenodal is a medication that falls under the gallstone solubilizing agents class. It is a bile acid that is naturally found in the body that is used to treat gallstones in a particular group of patients. It is dissolved in cholesterol which makes gallstones and inhibits the production of cholesterol that takes place in the liver