Flashcards in Prescribing in liver disease Deck (5):
Give examples of two substances which undergo saturable kinetics?
What sex hormones are not metabolised well with cirrhosis?
Aldosterone and estrogen
What are the consequences for the kidney in cirrhosis?
Potassium loss (hypokalaemic)
What causes hepato-renal syndrome?
Aldosterone and endothelin causing renal vasoconstriction