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Treatments for Jaundice

Treatment List for Jaundice

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Jaundice includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Adequate bed rest
  • Adequate fluid intake to avoid dehydration
  • Anti-inflammatory medications
  • Acetaminophen
  • Tynelol
  • Tempra
  • Feverall
  • Reglan
  • Prednisone
  • Deltasone
  • Azathioprine
  • Imuran
  • Azasan
  • Anti-emetics
  • Metoclopramide
  • Interferon alpha-2b
  • Amantadine
  • Symmetrel
  • Liver transplanatation in severe cases
  • Jaundice is a sign indicating increased production of bilirubin, or decreased ability of the liver to process it, usually related to liver disease. Treatment is very much dependant upon the underlying disease process. Treatments include:
    • Phototherapy - for neonatal jaundice
    • Supportive therapy - fluids, rest, pain relief - for hepatitis A
    • Abstinence from alcohol and cessation of medications contributing to liver dysfunction
    • Steroids - for autoimmune hepatitis
    • Immunosuppressants - for autoimmune hepatitis
    • Interferon - for chronic hepatitis B and C
    • Endoscopic stenting and ERCP for bile duct obstruction
    • Cholecystectomy - for gallstone causing obstruction
    • Liver transplantation for fulminant hepatitis and end stage liver failure

Jaundice: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Jaundice may include:

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Hospital statistics for Jaundice:

These medical statistics relate to hospitals, hospitalization and Jaundice:

  • 0.049% (6,261) of hospital consultant episodes were for unspecified jaundice in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 76% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified jaundice required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified jaundice were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44% of hospital consultant episodes for unspecified jaundice were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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