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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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D: No vitamin D is not hepatotoxic. 1000 or 2000 dose tablets are OK and inexpensive over the counter. 120 capsules in a bottle about $10.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
27 years experience General Surgery
It depends: Chronic liver disease due to ? Optimal treatment is often specific to the cause of the disease process (alcoholism, viral hepatitis, metabolic disord ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Encephalopathy: This synthetic no absorbable sugar is used to decrease the level of ammonia in the blood in the management of hepatic encephalopathy, the confusion an ... Read More
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Dr. Wesley Marquart
18 years experience General Surgery
Ammonia: For prevention & treatment of hepatic encephalopathy (brain dysfunction caused by high ammonia levels from liver disease). Breakdown of lactulose to o ... Read More
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Dr. Fernando Austin
46 years experience Gastroenterology
Lactulose: Generally used to treat condition known as hepatic encephalopathy. There is ammonia build-up in the system due to malfunctioning liver. The encephalop ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendell Goins
42 years experience General Surgery
LOW SALT DIET: If you have chronic liver disease you should avoid diets high in sodium content as they may result in the developement of edema(swelling) and even asc ... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Its the Tylenol (acetaminophen): Most hydrocodone products are paired with tylenol (acetaminophen) and this is toxic to your liver in large amounts. Having said that, a sick liver ma ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Statins: Can be used sometimes if liver function is closely monitored.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Not sure...: If i understand your question. Antibiotics are not used to treat liver disease. If you are asking about antibiotics to treat some other infection when ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Glantz
38 years experience General Surgery
Live a clean life: You can avoid chronic liver disease by not drinking alcohol in excess and by avoidance of hepatitis b and c by getting tested and vaccinated. This wil ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bucek
28 years experience Family Medicine
Injured liver: In the USA the common forms of chronic liver disease are cirrhosis from alcohol use, chronic fatty liver from obesity and liver damage after viral hep ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Bhat
36 years experience Gastroenterology
1: Multiple blood tests to determine cause like hepatitis c, alcohol, iron overload etc., ultrasound and ct scan of liver and gold standard is liver biop ... Read More
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