A 52-year-old woman with primary biliary cirrhosis who had never had hepatic coma developed it while taking propranolol. The coma receded when the propranolol was stopped and 2 days later gastrointestinal bleeding did not precipitate hepatic coma. This raises the question whether propranolol and other beta blockers lead to hepatic encephalopathy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of clinical gastroenterology|
|State||Published - Feb 1986|
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