When used as prescribed, these drugs are not addictive. However, abuse is on the rise, and clinicians need to be able to identify the signs.
Does tobacco use after buprenorphine and naloxone (Suboxone) treatment encourage relapse?
Hepatic encephalopathy is a common complication of liver cirrhosis.
Perhaps the patient had a viral infection or metabolic disorder. But her symptoms pointed to something more urgent.
Seeking neurologic treatment for fatigue and headaches, the patient’s poor liver function pointed in another direction.