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Alcoholic Hepatitis Summary

Description: INFLAMMATION of the LIVER due to ALCOHOL ABUSE. It is characterized by NECROSIS of HEPATOCYTES, infiltration by NEUTROPHILS, and deposit of Mallory hyaline bodies. Depending on its severity, the inflammatory lesion may be reversible or progress to LIVER CIRRHOSIS.

Also Known As: Hepatitis, Alcoholic; Alcoholic Hepatitis, Chronic; Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitides; Chronic Alcoholic Hepatitis; Hepatitis, Alcoholic, Chronic

Networked: 853 relevant articles (58 outcomes, 124 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Alcoholic Hepatitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 14 outcomes 12 studies in 78 results : IBA
  2. Pentoxifylline (Trental) : 11 outcomes 13 studies in 55 results : FDA 11 Generic
  3. Prednisolone (Predate) : 9 outcomes 12 studies in 36 results : FDA 55 Generic
  4. Oxandrolone (Anavar) : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 7 results : FDA 6 Generic
  5. Acetylcysteine (Siran) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 17 Generic
  6. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor) : 2 outcomes 12 studies in 55 results : IBA
  7. Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 48 results : IBA
  8. Propylthiouracil : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 9 results : FDA 15
  9. Insulin (Novolin) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 6 results : FDA 2
  10. Glucagon (Glukagon) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 5 results : FDA 4
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Diseases Related to Alcoholic Hepatitis

  1. Hepatorenal Syndrome
  2. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  3. Hepatic Encephalopathy
  4. Fatty Liver
  5. Alcoholic Liver Diseases (Alcoholic Liver Disease)
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Key Therapies for Alcoholic Hepatitis

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  1. Liver Transplantation : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 63 results
  2. Nutritional Support (Artificial Feeding) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome 1 study in 22 results
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome in 24 results
  5. Nutrition Therapy (Medical Nutrition Therapy) : 1 outcome in 1 result
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