Drug Causes of Liver failure
Medication causes list:
The list of possible medications or substances
mentioned in sources as possibe causes of Liver failure includes:
Drug interactions causing Liver failure:
When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react
causing Liver failure.
The list below is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
- Rifampin and Pyrazinamide interaction
Cases of life-threatening hepatic failure
have been reported in patients treated with nefazodone (Serzone).
Patients should call the doctor if the following symptoms of liver
dysfunction occur - yellowing of the skin or white of eyes,
unusually dark urine, loss of appetite that lasts for several days,
nausea, or abdominal pain. (Source: excerpt from Medications: NIMH)
About medication causes:
Another misdiagnosis possibility is that a particular medication or
substance may be the real cause of the disease.
Certain medications, chemicals, toxins or substances
may possibly be underlying causes of Liver failure.
Side effects of medications, or exposure
to toxins, chemicals, or other substances may cause a symptom or condition.
Hence, they become possible underlying causes of Liver failure
but are often misdiagnosed or overlooked as a cause.
For a general overview of this misdiagnosis issue,
see Medication Underlying Cause Misdiagnosis.