Hepatic safety of antibiotics used in primary care

  title={Hepatic safety of antibiotics used in primary care},
  author={Raul Andrade and Paul M Tulkens},
  booktitle={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
Antibiotics used by general practitioners frequently appear in adverse-event reports of drug-induced hepatotoxicity. Most cases are idiosyncratic (the adverse reaction cannot be predicted from the drug's pharmacological profile or from pre-clinical toxicology tests) and occur via an immunological reaction or in response to the presence of hepatotoxic… CONTINUE READING