Cholagogue sentence example

cholagogue
  • 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.

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  • Sodium phosphate and sulphate are cholagogue purgatives and are used in the treatment of gallstones.

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  • On the skin its action is that of a diaphoretic, and being also excreted by the bile it acts slightly as a cholagogue.

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  • 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.

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  • It was shown by Professor Rutherford at Edinburgh to be a powerful secretory cholagogue, an action possessed by few hydragogue purgatives.

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