Hyperbilirubinemia Medications

Definition of Hyperbilirubinemia:

Hyperbilirubinemia is a condition in which there is too much bilirubin in the blood. When red blood cells break down, a substance called bilirubin is formed. Babies are not easily able to get rid of the bilirubin and it can build up in the blood and other tissues and fluids of the baby's body. This is called hyperbilirubinemia. Because bilirubin has a pigment or coloring, it causes a yellowing of the baby's skin and tissues. This is called jaundice.

Depending on the cause of the hyperbilirubinemia, jaundice may appear at birth or at any time afterward.

Drugs (by generic name) associated with Hyperbilirubinemia

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Hyperbilirubinemia. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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phenobarbital systemic (Pro, More...)
class: barbiturate anticonvulsants, barbiturates
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Synonym(s): Cholestatic Conjugated Hyperbilirubinemia; Crigler-Najjar Syndrome; Dubin-Johnson Syndrome; Gilbert Syndrome; Jaundice; Noncholestatic Conjugated Hyperbilirubinemia; Rotor's Syndrome; Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia

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