Hepatotoxicity by Drugs: The Most Common Implicated Agents
AbstractIdiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury (DILI) is an underreported and underestimated adverse drug reaction. Information on the documented hepatotoxicity of drugs has recently been made available by a website that can be accessed in the public domain: LiverTox (http://livertox.nlm.nih.gov). According to critical analysis of the hepatotoxicity of drugs in LiverTox, 53% of drugs had at least one case report of convincing reports of liver injury. Only 48 drugs had more than 50 case reports of DILI. Amoxicillin-clavulanate is the most commonly implicated agent leading to DILI in the prospective series. In a recent prospective study, liver injury due to amoxicillin-clavulanate was found to occur in approximately one out of 2300 users. Drugs with the highest risk of DILI in this study were azathioprine and infliximab. View Full-Text
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Björnsson, E.S. Hepatotoxicity by Drugs: The Most Common Implicated Agents. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2016, 17, 224.
Björnsson ES. Hepatotoxicity by Drugs: The Most Common Implicated Agents. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2016; 17(2):224.Chicago/Turabian Style
Björnsson, Einar S. 2016. "Hepatotoxicity by Drugs: The Most Common Implicated Agents." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 17, no. 2: 224.
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