There is no specific treatment for most cases of liver damage from different drugs, other than stopping the drug that is causing the problem.
However, if you took high doses of acetaminophen, treatment should be started as soon as possible after you develop hepatitis. See:
You should rest during the
Usually, drug-induced hepatitis goes away within days or weeks after you stop taking the drug that caused it.
Liver failure is a possible but rare complication of drug-induced hepatitis.
Calling your health care provider
Call your health care provider if:
- You develop symptoms of hepatitis after you start taking a new medication.
- You have been diagnosed with drug-induced hepatitis and your symptoms do not improve after stopping the medication.
- You develop any new symptoms.