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2022 Feb

Rev Med Liege



[Acute cholestatic hepatitis associated with olanzapine in a patient with bipolar disorder].


Echater S, Hasnaoui M, El Bouchali W, Elghazouani F
Rev Med Liege. 2022 Feb; 77(2):80-84.
PMID: 35143126.


Transient elevation of liver enzymes is reported in 9 % of patients on olanzapine. However, rare cases of symptomatic hepatotoxicity associated with olanzapine use have been reported in the literature. This case report describes a woman who presented acute hepatitis linked to the use of olanzapine. Similar reports in the literature are also analyzed.