Effects of lamivudine therapy on the glucose metabolism in children with chronic hepatitis B: first year follow-up results


Ertekin V. , Selimoglu M., Orbak Z.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY, vol.17, no.6, pp.655-659, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00042737-200506000-00010
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.655-659

Abstract

Background and aim Although the most common major toxicity of lamivudine has been pancreatitis, there is no report investigating possible impaired pancreatic functions, including glucose intolerance due to lamivudine therapy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of lamivudine on the glucose metabolism in children.