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Pemoline therapy resulting in liver transplantation.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Annals of pharmacotherapy
Publication Date
Volume
32
Issue
4
Pages
422–425
Identifiers
PMID: 9562136
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

With increasing evidence linking pemoline to liver failure, this agent should not be considered first-line therapy for ADHD. Prior to initiating therapy, baseline liver function tests should be obtained and closely monitored, and parents and patients should be educated on the signs and symptoms of liver toxicity.

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