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Reye Syndrome (Reye's Syndrome) Summary

Description: A form of encephalopathy with fatty infiltration of the LIVER, characterized by brain EDEMA and VOMITING that may rapidly progress to SEIZURES; COMA; and DEATH. It is caused by a generalized loss of mitochondrial function leading to disturbances in fatty acid and CARNITINE metabolism.

Also Known As: Reye's Syndrome; Reye-Johnson Syndrome; Fatty Liver with Encephalopathy; Reye Syndrome, Adult; Reye's Syndrome, Adult Show All >>

Networked: 626 relevant articles (13 outcomes, 50 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Reye Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Carnitine (L-Carnitine) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 34 results : FDA 9 Generic
  2. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 2 outcomes 15 studies in 170 results : FDA 80 Generic
  3. Pentobarbital (Nembutal) : 2 outcomes in 5 results : FDA 25
  4. Monoamine Oxidase (MAO) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  5. Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase (Medium-Chain Acyl-Coenzyme A Dehydrogenase) : 1 outcome 1 study in 12 results : IBA
  6. 4-pentenoic acid : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results : IBA
  7. neem oil : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  8. Glucose (Dextrose) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : FDA 175 Generic
  9. Antiemetics : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  10. Phenothiazines : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Reye Syndrome

  1. Liver Diseases (Liver Disease)
  2. Hypothermia
  3. Acidosis
  4. Infection
  5. Hyperammonemia
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Key Therapies for Reye Syndrome

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  1. Critical Care : 1 outcome in 2 results
  2. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care) : 1 study in 5 results
  3. Nursing Care : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 4 results
  5. Hemoperfusion : 3 results
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