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INTRAHEPATIC CHOLESTASIS
Cholestasis is bile formation and/or bile flow impairment that manifests as fatigue, pruritus and jaundice.
It can be classified into intrahepatic or extrahepatic cholestasis.
Extrahepatic cholestasis develops from mechanical blockage in the duct system or hepatocellular defects.
Intrahepatic cholestasis may be due to functional defects hepatocellularly or from obstructive lesions of the intrahepatic biliary tract distal from the bile canaliculi.
Drug Information
Heptral
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Indication: Intrahepatic cholestasis in pregnancy & in precirrhotic & cirrhotic states.

Dosage: Dissolution of cholesterol gallstones; stones must be radioluscent & gallbladder must be functioning; chol

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