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Cholagogue vs. Choleretic — What's the Difference?

Cholagogue vs. Choleretic

Difference Between Cholagogue and Choleretic

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Cholagogue

A cholagogue is a medicinal agent which promotes the discharge of bile from the system, purging it downward. Deployment is no longer recommended because the biliary purge, like the traditional kidney purge, can cause pancreatic problems.
Apr 26, 2022

Choleretic

Choleretics are substances that increase the volume of secretion of bile from the liver as well as the amount of solids secreted.
Apr 26, 2022

Cholagogue

Any agent that promotes the discharge of bile.
Apr 26, 2022

Choleretic

Stimulating the production of bile by the liver.
This drug has a strong choleretic effect.
Apr 26, 2022

Cholagogue

Promoting the discharge of bile from the system.
Apr 26, 2022
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Choleretic

A drug which stimulates the production of bile by the liver.
Phenobarbital is a powerful choleretic.
Apr 26, 2022

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