Two widely prescribed drugs noted for a relative lack of adverse effects do occasionally cause hepatitis, which may be fatal. A prodromal period marked by malaise, fatigue, and anorexia almost precedes the appearance of jaundice; if the drug is stopped promptly, a serious outcome can be avoided. Alterness to alertness prodrome by patient and physician is thus the key to prevention of management of this complication.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1975|
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