Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatría
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DE LA ESPRIELLA PERDOMO, Mauricio; ROSERO VILLOTA, Nora Elena e OVIEDO ACEVEDO, Heidi Celina. Cholestatic jaundice associated with haloperidol therapy: a single case-report. rev.colomb.psiquiatr. [online]. 2006, vol.35, n.2, pp. 249-254. ISSN 0034-7450.
Objectives: to discuss liver dysfunction associated with haloperidol therapy. Methods: a single case-report. Results: a 37 year old woman, who developed jaundice after the onset of haloperidol therapy, with elevation of alkaline phosphatase, SGPT, SGOT, without other causes of jaundice. Conclusions: Haloperidol therapy is associated with hypersensitiveinduced cholestasis.
Palavras-chave : Cholestasis jaundice; haloperidol; adverse effects.