Other Names for this Disease
- Encephalopathy, hepatic
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- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Hepatic encephalopathy. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
- International Society for Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism (ISHEN) is a non-profit organization aimed at promoting scientific and clinical research on nitrogen metabolism and brain disorders associated with liver disease.
Medical ProductsThe medication(s) listed in the table(s) below have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of this condition. The FDA Office of Orphan Products Development designates "orphan products" for those that treat rare diseases affecting fewer than 200,000 Americans. The table(s) below may not be an exhaustive list of drugs or products used to treat this condition. There may be other products available that are not considered orphan products. To search for all FDA approved drugs, visit Drugs@FDA. You can find orphan products used to treat other conditions by searching the Orphan Drug Product Designation database.
(Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
|Reduction in the risk of overt hepatic encephalopathy (HE) recurrence in patients greater than or equal to 18 years of age.|
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