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February 4th, 2010

Non-Cirrhotic Portal Hypertension: A Rare but Serious Side Effect of ddI

The FDA has issued a warning about an association between use of ddI (didanosine) and the development of non-cirrhotic portal hypertension: Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension (portal hypertension that is not caused by cirrhosis of the liver) is rare in the United States. It occurs when blood flow in the major vein in the liver (the portal vein) […]


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