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Hyperbilirubinemia Summary

Description: A condition characterized by an abnormal increase of BILIRUBIN in the blood, which may result in JAUNDICE. Bilirubin, a breakdown product of HEME, is normally excreted in the BILE or further catabolized before excretion in the urine.

Also Known As: Bilirubinemias; Hyperbilirubinemias; Bilirubinemia

Networked: 2818 relevant articles (99 outcomes, 242 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hyperbilirubinemia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Bilirubin : 26 outcomes 78 studies in 872 results : IBA
  2. Ursodeoxycholic Acid (Urso) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 7 results : FDA 9 Generic
  3. Enzymes : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 70 results : IBA
  4. Glucose (Dextrose) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 29 results : FDA 175 Generic
  5. Transaminases : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 85 results : IBA
  6. Phenobarbital (Luminal) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 61 results : FDA 1
  7. Clofibrate : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 11 results : FDA 6
  8. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results : FDA 1
  9. Glycerol (Glycerine) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results : FDA 6 Generic
  10. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 2 outcomes in 14 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hyperbilirubinemia

  1. Cholestasis
  2. Jaundice
  3. Liver Failure
  4. Gilbert Disease
  5. Kernicterus
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Key Therapies for Hyperbilirubinemia

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  1. Phototherapy (Light Therapy) : 28 outcomes 47 studies in 360 results
  2. Liver Transplantation : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 52 results
  3. Plasma Exchange : 2 outcomes 1 study in 13 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 60 results
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 38 results
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