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Papaverine and hepatotoxicity.
  1. M. S. Pathy,
  2. A. J. Reynolds


    Six of 14 patients receiving a sustained release papaverine preparation developed abnormal liver function tests. One patient had jaundice and another abnormal liver histology on a biopsy specimen. This is only the third report of impaired liver function following the administration of papaverine--a drug which has been used in clinical medicine for over 100 years.

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