Treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis in pregnancy – Obstetrics MCQ

Drug of choice for treatment of intrahepatic cholestasis in pregnancy is ?

A. Ursodeoxycholic acid

B. Dexamethasone

C. Antihistamines

D. Cholestyramine

 

Correct answer : A. Ursodeoxycholic acid

Ursodeoxycholic acid decreases bile salt levels and relieves pruritus. It can also decrease the chance for fetal complications.

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