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Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage -- Benzodiazepine

Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage -- Benzodiazepine: Introduction

Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage -- Benzodiazepine: Damage or injury to the liver caused by exposure to a psychotropic agent called benzodiazepine. Psychotropic 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 Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage -- Benzodiazepine is available below.

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Treatments for Psychotropic agent-induced liver damage -- Benzodiazepine

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

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