Carbimazole-induced Acute Cholestatic Hepatitis
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: LIM, Chiew Sze (Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Division of Pharmacy, Taipei, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Wu, Ching Liu (Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, China Taiwan)
Huang, Chien Min (Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, China Taiwan)
Introduction: Cholestatic hepatitis is a rare but potentially fatal side effect arising from the use of antithyroid drugs, and the mechanism is still unknown.
Case summary: A 57-year-old male was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism when receiving aortic valve replacement. On top of warfarin, carbimazole 10mg/day was prescribed. 10 days later, the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.