What causes impaired hepatic bilirubin uptake in unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia?

Updated: May 21, 2019
  • Author: Hisham Nazer, MBBCh, FRCP, DTM&H; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

Impaired hepatic bilirubin uptake can result from the following:

  • Congestive heart failure

  • Portosystemic shunts

  • Drugs - Rifamycin, rifampin, probenecid


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