drug-induced jaundice

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Possible drugs that will cause a biochemical profile similar to that seen in pre-hepatic jaundice, i.e. an unconjugated hyperbilirubinaemia include:

  • rifampicin

Possible drug-related causes of intra-hepatic jaundice include:

  • ethanol: cirrhosis
  • paracetamol, halothane, methyldopa, barbiturates

Possible drug-related causes of post-hepatic jaundice include:

  • isoniazid
  • chlorpromazine

Last reviewed 01/2018