Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 8th, 2003
"We found that UDCA increased the platelet count in two idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) patients who have liver dysfunction. UDCA was tolerated and did not cause diarrhea in the amounts used," wrote M. Koike and coauthors.
The researchers concluded: "Further investigation is needed to evaluate the effectiveness of UDCA in ITP patients."
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