Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Cholbam
  2. Orphacol


Cholic acid is a bile acid used to treat patients with bile acid synthesis disorders caused by single enzyme defects. This medicine is also used to help treat patients with peroxisomal disorders (including Zellweger spectrum disorders) who have symptoms of liver disease, steatorrhea, or have difficulty in absorbing fat soluble vitamins.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule