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A prospective, multicentre, observational study of patients with chronic cholestatic liver diseases receiving Udiliv® in India: Splendid study

Parimal Lawate, Ramesh Rooprai, Gourdas Choudhury, Sangitanjan Dutta.

Abstract
Background: Data on clinical spectrum and etiology of chronic cholestatic liver disease (CCLD) in Indian patients is limited. This prospective, observational real-world study aimed to profile patients with CCLD being recommended Udiliv®, determine reasons for recommendation along with its safety and effectiveness.
Methods: CCLD patients (18-65 years) scheduled to receive Udiliv® as part of routine clinical practice were enrolled. Healthcare utilizations, clinical manifestations (jaundice, pruritus, fatigue) and liver biochemistry were assessed over 12 weeks. Reasons for recommending Udiliv® were recorded at the initiation of therapy.
Results: The intent-to-treat analysis population included 248 patients. The mean (±SD) age was 44.1(11.8) years and 78.23% were males. Majority (89.1%) were classified as intrahepatic cholestasis (IHC). Most common etiologies of IHC were alcoholic liver disease (ALD) (39.92%) and viral hepatitis (24.60%) followed by non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) (22.18%), which is less well known. Udiliv®, 300 mg twice daily was preferred dose due to known efficacy (73.39%), as standard of care (62.5%) and good tolerability (45.56%). There was reduction in healthcare visits, inpatient hospitalization and days off work, within 4 weeks of treatment initiation (P

Key words: Alcoholic liver disease, Cholestasis, Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Ursodeoxycholic acid


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