hepatotoxin

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hepatotoxin

[¦hep·əd·ō′täk·sən]
(pharmacology)
An agent capable of damaging the liver.
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Toxicity of microcystin-LR, a cyclic heptapeptide hepatotoxin from Microcystis aeruginosa, to rats and mice.
Information obtained from the patients' medical records included date of birth, gender, site of TB, basis of diagnosis, phase of treatment, symptoms, comorbid conditions, hepatotoxin ingestion (including prescription medication, traditional or herbal remedies, and alcohol), HIV status, CD4 count, ART details, serial liver function tests (LFTs), viral hepatitis studies, abdominal ultrasound findings and TB drug reintroduction details.
Detection of microcystins, a blue-green algal hepatotoxin, in drinking water sampled in Haimen and Fusui, endemic areas of primary liver cancer in China, by highly sensitive immunoassay.
A variety of experimental models and toxicity tests have been utilized to characterize hepatotoxic drugs, chemicals and hepatotoxins (Zimmerman, 1978).
Although inhibition of cellular proteasome function now is a consistent finding in models of chronic alcohol exposure and ALD, the exact mechanisms of how proteasome dysfunction may induce hepatotoxicity and interact with other hepatotoxins is not well defined.
In vitro hepatoprotective activity Hepatotoxins and test substances
2,10) There are no associations with cirrhosis, hepatotoxins, [alpha].
no Indication Dose 1 Ayurvedic medicine, 2-3 teaspoon 2 to 3 protects liver against times daily various hepatotoxins, promote appetite and growth 2 Ayurvedic medicine, 2-4 teaspoon twice gastrointestinal and daily hepatic regulator 3 Ayurvedic medicine, for 1-2 teaspoon 2 to 3 hepatic dysfunction times daily 4 Ayurvedic medicine, highly As directed by potent hepatoprotective physician 5 Ayurvedic medicine, liver 1-2 teaspoon 2 to 3 stimulant and tonic times daily 6 Ayurvedic medicine, 1 teaspoon thrice standardized liver daily or as directed formulation for effective by physician hepatic regeneration (Source: Compiled from manufacturer's information) * Herbal ingredients and their extraction procedures are not revealed by the manufacturer.
The current treatment of SOS consists of minimizing any exposure to recognized hepatotoxins and avoiding nephrotoxins, the use of analgesia for pain, limiting the individual's intake of sodium, diuresis and/or paracentesis, and the correction of any coagulopathy.