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Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage

Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage: Introduction

Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage: Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to antiprotozoal agents. Antiprotozoal agents are a relatively uncommon cause of liver damage. Symptoms vary depending on the degree of exposure and hence extent of the liver damage or injury. Mild liver damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in liver failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity of the exposure. Factors such as age, race, gender, overall health and underlying liver problems may also influence a person's risk of developing liver problems and the severity of the symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage is available below.

Symptoms of Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage

Treatments for Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage

  • Treatment of drug-induced liver damage is dependant upon the causative agent, the degree of liver dysfunction, and the age and general health of the patient. Treatments include:
    • Discontinuation of causative medication
    • Monitoring of patient and regular review of liver function - where liver dysfunction is mild to moderate, and liver function is improving
    • Abstinence from alcohol and avoidance of medication that may contribute to further liver damage
    • Management of acute liver failure from hepatotoxicity
  • more treatments...»

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Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage: Complications

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Causes of Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage

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Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage

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Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities more »

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Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage: Rare Types

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More information about Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage

  1. Antiprotozoal agent-induced liver damage: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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