What is Hepatic Encephalopathy?

Hepatic encephalopathy occurs when there is liver failure. Symptoms include confusion, forgetfulness, irritability, change in mood, difficulty concentrating, slurred speech, and change in sleep-wake pattern.

Treatment for hepatic encephalopathy includes hospitalization, changing diet, medications, and treating conditions. Common drug classes used to treat hepatic encephalopathy are osmotic laxatives, aminoglycoside antibiotics, and rifamycins.

Popular Hepatic Encephalopathy Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Osmotic Laxatives 17 See Prices
Rifamycins 1,952 See Prices
Aminoglycoside Antibiotics 9 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Hepatic Encephalopathy Drug Classes

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