Hepatolite (disofenin) Disease Interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Hepatolite (disofenin):
Technetium Tc 99M Disofenin/Mebrofenin (Includes Hepatolite) ↔ Gallbladder Nonvisualization
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
Applies to: Pancreatitis, Liver Disease, Sepsis, Biliary Obstruction
Nonvisualization or delayed visualization of the gallbladder may occur in certain populations, including patients who have been fasting for a prolonged period or undergoing parenteral feeding; patients with chronic cholecystitis or pancreatitis; and patients with hepatocellular disease or juvenile hepatitis. Septic patients may show absent or delayed hepatobiliary clearance. Therefore, a positive finding does not, by itself, permit a differential diagnosis and should be considered in conjunction with the total clinical picture and results of other diagnostic modalities.
Drug Interaction Classification
The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
|Major||Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderate||Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minor||Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
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