Continuing Medical Education Questions: July 2014
- In which one of the following scenarios would liver biopsy be considered inappropriate in suspected drug-induced liver injury (DILI)?
Which one of the following drugs can present with a DILI reaction similar to autoimmune hepatitis?
- A. If autoimmune hepatitis remains a competing etiology and immunosuppressive therapy is contemplated.
- B. If continued use or re-exposure to the suspected offending agent is expected.
- C. If there is a unrelenting rise in liver biochemistries or signs of worsening liver function despite stopping the suspected offending agent.
- D. If the peak alanine transaminase (ALT) level has not fallen by more than 50% at 30–60 days.
Which one of the following drugs implicated in DILI may lead to a pattern of cholestasis?
- A. Amiodarone
- B. Methotrexate
- C. Amoxicillin
- D. Anti-TNF agents
- E. Macrolides
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- A. Valproate
- B. Minocycline
- C. Anabolic steroids
- D. Green tea extract