Cholagogue sentence example
When taken internally it is both a secretory and an excretory cholagogue, but so irritant and powerful that its use in cases of jaundice is generally undesirable.
Sodium phosphate and sulphate are cholagogue purgatives and are used in the treatment of gallstones.
On the skin its action is that of a diaphoretic, and being also excreted by the bile it acts slightly as a cholagogue.
In beginning treatment, it is well to clear the hepatic and alimentary passages by a preliminary dose of calomel combined with a secretory cholagogue, such as enonymin or iridin.
It was shown by Professor Rutherford at Edinburgh to be a powerful secretory cholagogue, an action possessed by few hydragogue purgatives.Advertisement