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Biliary colic


Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) and naproxen sodium (Aleve, others) may ease pain. Avoiding fatty foods may help prevent biliary colic attacks.

When to seek immediate medical care

See a doctor immediately if:

  • High fever
  • Severe pain
  • Yellow tint to the eyes or skin
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Sweating

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Persistent symptoms
  • Recurring symptoms

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