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Hyperammonemia Summary

Description: Elevated level of AMMONIA in the blood. It is a sign of defective CATABOLISM of AMINO ACIDS or ammonia to UREA.

Key Drugs and Agents for Hyperammonemia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ammonia : 14 outcomes 19 studies in 295 results : IBA
  2. Sodium Benzoate : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 27 results : FDA 2
  3. Urea (Carbamide) : 4 outcomes 8 studies in 172 results : FDA 6 Generic
  4. Glutamic Acid (Glutamate) : 4 outcomes 8 studies in 95 results : FDA 7
  5. Carnitine (L-Carnitine) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 70 results : FDA 9 Generic
  6. Arginine (L-Arginine) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 89 results : FDA 19
  7. Citrulline : 4 outcomes 1 study in 29 results : IBA
  8. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 136 results : FDA 51 Generic
  9. Glutamine (L-Glutamine) : 2 outcomes 11 studies in 112 results : FDA 1
  10. Ornithine : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 54 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hyperammonemia

  1. Hepatic Encephalopathy
  2. Liver Cirrhosis (Hepatic Cirrhosis)
  3. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  4. Coma (Comas)
  5. Liver Failure
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Key Therapies for Hyperammonemia

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  1. Oral Administration : 3 outcomes 1 study in 13 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 30 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 19 results
  4. Peritoneal Dialysis : 2 outcomes in 14 results
  5. Surgical Splenorenal Shunt (Splenorenal Shunt) : 2 outcomes in 5 results
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