What treatment did you receive for encephalopathy? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: marlyn, 45-54 Female (Caregiver) Published: March 23

My son received plasma exchange for his encephalopathy and it worked well. But that was 16 months ago and he is still left with some brain damage.

Comment from: Nicky goody, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: April 24

I was given Lexapro due to the fact that I also had depression besides encephalopathy, and I was also put on a form of blood thinner because I had a blood clot. I no longer take the blood thinner but I'm still on the Lexapro. I'm assuming that I'll be taking that forever because it regulates my mood.

Comment from: harriet, 55-64 Female (Caregiver) Published: March 12

After a TIPS (transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt) operation my daughter suffers from encephalopathy. She is receiving medication but the sickness reoccurs constantly. I am worried if this is damaging her brain further.


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