The only licensed treatment for the reduction in recurrence of overt hepatic encephalopathy (OHE)1
Evidence supporting TARGAXAN® 550mg treatment in the UK & Republic of Ireland:
The impact of hepatic encephalopathy (HE)2
Hepatic encephalopathy is a major complication of cirrhosis.2
Approximately 50% of people with cirrhosis will develop clinically apparent hepatic encephalopathy at some stage after diagnosis - the risk being around 5-25% within 5 years.2
Hospital admissions are common and inpatient stays often prolonged. The presence of hepatic encephalopathy is associated with a significant increase in mortality; survival after the first episode is 42% at 1 year and 23% at 3 years.2
What are the potential benefits of TARGAXAN® therapy?
Compared to placebo plus lactulose, TARGAXAN® plus lactulose has been proven to:
For a full list of adverse reactions, please refer to the TARGAXAN® Summary of Product Characteristics.
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