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Liver & GIT

4 out of 5

Treatment of NASH is?(PNQ)

A Pioglitazone
B Meglitinide

C Acarbose
D None of the above

Ans. A Pioglitazone

Management (H-18thPg- 2605)

i. Weight loss, Reducing BMI and insulin resistance

ii. Orlistat

iii. Metformin is the first-line treatment in type 2 diabetes with NAFLD.

iv. Thiazolidinediones (pioglitazone) also improve LFTs in NAFLD

v. Weight loss reduces serum transaminase levels, improve liver fibrosis and reduce insulin resistance.

vi. Ursodeoxycholic acid

v. Bariatric surgery