Last update: March 20, 2010


Low Risk for breastfeeding

Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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It is a bile salt which is broken down to ursodeoxycholic acid that appears in very low levels in the serum (and breast milk) because it is delivered to portal circulation and completely excreted by the liver through the bile duct.


We do not have alternatives for Chenodiol.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

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Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

Chenodiol is also known as Chenodeoxycholic-Acid.


Chenodiol belongs to this group or family:


Main tradenames from several countries containing Chenodiol in its composition:


Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 393 daltons
Theoretical Dose < 0,03 mg/Kg/d
Relative Dose < 0,3 %


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