Chemical Hepatitis

Patricia Donahue Baldwin

Barbara Holmes Gobel

hepatitis, toxic, chronic, drug-induced
CJON 2003, 7(1), 99-100. DOI: 10.1188/03.CJON.99-100

Chemical hepatitis is hepatocellular dysfunction or injury related to the direct and acute effects of parent medications or their metabolites. The effect of toxicity can range from mild, transient changes of the liver to fulminant hepatic failure leading to death.

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