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Trifluoperazine-Induced Cholestatic Jaundice

Author(s): Vandad Sharifi | Shahideh Amini | Padideh Ghaeli | Arezoo Saeedinia

Journal: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
ISSN 1735-4587

Volume: 5;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 117;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Adverse effects | Obstructive jaundice | Trifluoperazine

"nLiver injury occurs with many drugs; therefore, a thorough work up is important for establishing the diagnosis. We report a case of trifluoperazine-induced cholestatic jaundice. A 44-year old male with schizoaffective disorder developed an increase in liver enzymes and jaundice after starting treatment with trifluoperazine .Workup for other potential etiologies was negative.
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