Also known as Biliary Tract Disease and Biliary Tract Disorder
Gallbladder diseases are diseases involving the gallbladder.Source: Wikipedia
Within all the people who go to their doctor with gallbladder disease, 81% report having sharp abdominal pain, 70% report having upper abdominal pain, and 50% report having nausea. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of gallbladder disease are upper abdominal pain, although you may still have gallbladder disease without those symptoms.
Patients with gallbladder disease often receive hematologic tests, radiographic imaging procedure, complete blood count, urinalysis, electrolytes panel, glucose measurement, kidney function tests and intravenous fluid replacement .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with gallbladder disease include meperidine (demerol), ursodiol (urso), propofol, zosyn, atropine / hyoscyamine / phenobarbital / scopolamine, rapacuronium, bupivacaine / epinephrine, nitrous oxide, rifampin, sevoflurane, glycopyrrolate, varenicline (chantix) and sucralfate (carafate) .
Groups of people at highest risk for gallbladder disease include age 30-44 years. On the other hand, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years almost never get gallbladder disease.