NASDAQ:SLXP) has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing and designated for Priority Review the Company's New Drug Application (NDA) for rifaximin tablets 550 mg for the maintenance of remission of hepatic encephalopathy (HE).
What does HE stand for?
HE stands for Hepatic Encephalopathy
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We have 45 other meanings of HE in our Acronym Attic
- Heat Exchange
- Heavy Equipment
- Heavy Express
- Height of Eye
- Heinckel (German airplane type)
- Hello Everybody
- Hemagglutinin-Esterase (protein)
- Hematoxylin and Eosin (histology staining method)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Patients with decompensated hepatic cirrhosis have jaundice, malaise, ascites, edema, hepatic encephalopathy and other symptoms, which result in a decline in the quality of life (QOL).
The 15 papers assess current treatment options for bowel disorders, colonic diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, hepatic encephalopathy, traveler's diarrhea, and Helicobacter pylori infection.
All had a recent liver biopsy that was negative for cirrhosis; that's significant because it eliminates subacute hepatic encephalopathy as a possible explanation for their complaints about cognition problems.