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Drugs for Treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy

Are you searching for medications to treat 'Hepatic Encephalopathy'? Welcome to this page which serves as an archive for medications that are relevant to the treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy. The page includes both the generic and brand names and can serve as an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals and individuals who wish to get an insight on different medication options.
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Hepatic Encephalopathy

Hepatic encephalopathy is a complication of cirrhosis and liver failure marked by confusion, altered sensorium, ultimately leading to coma or even death.

Brand Names and Generic Names of Drugs for Treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy

Glecaprevir and Pibrentasvir



Glecaprevir (a HCV NS3/4A protease inhibitor) and pibrentasvir (HCV NS5A phosphoprotein inhibitor) combination is used for the treatment of all genotypes (1-6) of chronic hepatitis C virus infection either without cirrhosis or with compensated early stage cirrhosis in adults

Lactulose



Lactulose is a purgative and laxative, prescribed for chronic constipation.

Trade Names :
Actual | Agilax | Agrolac | Agrolac (200 ml) | Bowelac | Bowelac (200ml) | Bowlease | Bulky | Concure | Concure Soln 200ml
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Rifaximin



Rifaximin is an antibiotic, prescribed for traveler's diarrhea caused by certain bacteria and liver disease affecting the brain (hepatic encephalopathy).

Trade Names :
Rcifax Tab | Rifagut Tablet | Torfix Tab | Rifadox (400mg) | Rifintra (200mg) | Rifintra (400mg) | Rixmin (200mg) | Rixmin (400mg) | Rixmin (550mg)
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Sofosbuvir



Sofosbuvir is prescribed to treat chronic hepatitis C (CHC) infection in adults along with other medications such as ribavirin or peginterferon alfa

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