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Jaundice Summary

Description: A clinical manifestation of HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA, characterized by the yellowish staining of the SKIN; MUCOUS MEMBRANE; and SCLERA. Clinical jaundice usually is a sign of LIVER dysfunction.

Also Known As: Icterus

Networked: 5932 relevant articles (237 outcomes, 283 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Jaundice

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Bilirubin : 48 outcomes 70 studies in 1121 results : IBA
  2. Prednisolone (Predate) : 7 outcomes 1 study in 20 results : FDA 55 Generic
  3. Ursodeoxycholic Acid (Urso) : 6 outcomes 1 study in 22 results : FDA 9 Generic
  4. Alkaline Phosphatase : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 185 results : IBA
  5. Steroids : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 40 results : IBA
  6. perfluoro- 2,2,2',2'- tetramethyl- 4,4'- bis(1,3- dioxolane) : 5 outcomes in 29 results : IBA
  7. Enzymes : 4 outcomes 1 study in 156 results : IBA
  8. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 28 results : IBA
  9. Transaminases : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 129 results : IBA
  10. Bile Acids and Salts (Bile Acids) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 39 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Jaundice

  1. Pruritus (Itching)
  2. Obstructive Jaundice (Cholestatic Jaundice)
  3. Fever (Fevers)
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  5. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
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Key Therapies for Jaundice

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  1. Stents : 20 outcomes 4 studies in 195 results
  2. Phototherapy (Light Therapy) : 14 outcomes 28 studies in 267 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 14 outcomes 1 study in 100 results
  4. Liver Transplantation : 11 outcomes 6 studies in 96 results
  5. Cholecystectomy : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 91 results
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