Hepatology and Pancreatic Science

ISSN: 2573-4563

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Volume 5, Issue 6 (2021)

    Research Article Pages: 1 - 6

    Drug induced liver toxicityÔ??where we are?

    Santosh Nagare, Prasanta Kumar Nayak

    Drugs are the one of the major cause of liver injury. Because with some exception all drugs are metabolized by the liver it carries inherent risk of injury or toxicity. Various Xenobiotics by various ways affect the liver, many drugs produces acute liver injury that liver may repair itself because of its fast regenerating property. DILI classified as acute, Idiosyncratic and chronic on the basis of there mechanism and duration of toxicity. Some common agents that can cause liver injury are acetaminophen, antibiotics, statins, INH and herbal drugs with different modes and duration to affect the liver.

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