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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Not good long term: best if you limit sugars, exercise and try apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp twice daily (mixed with 8 oz water) 1 hr before meals. Ok to use milk thistle bu ... Read More
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A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Do you still: Have a gallbladder? If pain persistent despite reasonable treatment, you need further evaluation, including xray/ultrasound/ct abdomen possibly.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience Cardiology
Possibiliies: Hard to say from the information provided. Peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, pancreatitis, gall bladder disease, hepatitis and chronic liver disease a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? GERD: Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease, or peptic ulcer, I see you tried antacids , you may want to try a PPI as Omeprazole, OTC, but read the labels carefu ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Yes, not common: Studies have shown that Prevacid (lansoprazole) has only rarely been associated with hepatic injury and elevated liver enzymes. Less than 1%.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not commonly: Not commonly...
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Rarely: Studies have shown that Nexium (esomeprazole) rarely affects the liver, less than 1%.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Drug-induced LFT: No. Usually drug-induced elevated liver enzyme (lft) is reversible when the offending drug is removed. Of note, drug-induced elevated lft can be very ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
TUDCA: Tauroursodeoxycholic acid is an ambiphilic bile acid, the taurine conjugate of ursodeoxycholic acid . Humans have trace amounts of tudca. Bears contai ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Powelson
34 years experience Transplant Surgery
Liver issue: Enzymes ast and alt are inside liver cells. When liver is injured by disease or medication, enzymes leak out, resulting in elevation. Can be due to m ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evaristo Badiola
46 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly yes.: Drugs like Ambien (zolpidem) that goes through the liver and metabolized by liver enzymes such as cytochrome p450, esp if ingested in massive amounts ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience General Surgery
They may: It is not unusual for patients to have slight elevations in their liver enzymes with gall stones. This is probably caused by sub clinical inflammation ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Gastritis: Yes thats the point of the medication it decreases the acid so you can heal but . . . Take in the am before breakfast one daily don't skip and ta ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cetirizine: Cetirizine, in rare cases, can cause increased liver function tests and fatty liver disease, but the tests normalize when the drug is stopped.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: Cod liver can have many benefits, but specifically helping a fatty liver no. Garlic, grapefruit, green tea would be better. Also, finding out why li ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fink
38 years experience Family Medicine
Bile or acid reflux?: If you have acid reflux disease and are having symptoms despite high dose acid-reducers and acid-blockers, then either your reflux is more severe and ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually yes: so go ahead
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Skop
Dr. Neal Skop answered
26 years experience Cardiology
Combination of meds: pepcid (famotidine) blocks the acid receptors in the stomach and may interfere with the breakdown and therefore absorption of some of the medication y ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Wolf
38 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam) & liver labs: While it is not common Xanax (alprazolam) can cause hepatotoxicity. If labs were normal before & now elevated liver enzymes are present I suggest ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Very rare: Prevacid (lansoprazole) has been reported to be able to cause pancreatitis, but is extremely rare.jI would not let the rare risk of pancreatitis get i ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Discuss w/ your Dr: There are many different medications for depression and that dose may be low for one and high for another. I know that ALL can harm livers and 5% of l ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Shim
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Yes.

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