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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Fatty liver: Yes, drugs such as amiodarone, methotrexate, tamoxifen, valproic acid, glucocorticoids may cause fatty liver.

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Edmison
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Maybe: Depends on the medication and type / severity of liver disease.
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Possible: It depends on a degree of liver damage. You probably are talking about methotrexate. Consult with your internist or GI specialist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Don't understand: Not quite sure what you are asking. If you've been told that certain medications are not safe because of your liver disease there is little to be done... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Treatment or cause?: Is your question directed at iatrogenic causes of liver disease caused by drugs that are toxic to the liver (there are many), or are you seeking infor... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Statins: Can be used sometimes if liver function is closely monitored.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes it does: Some medications metabolized by liver and gets affected by liver disease.
A member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Acetaminophen.: People with liver disease should generally avoid products that contain Acetaminophen. NSAIDs can be taken, though - things like Ibuprofen.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Tucker
Addiction Medicine 19 years experience
Fatty liver: The absorption and metabolism of antidepressants are totally different systems. It depends on the antidepressant as well as any other drugs you may be... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Metabolic liver dz: There are many metabolic liver diseases. If you are referring to the metabolic syndrome, including fatty liver, then your best treatment is to lose we... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
How ?????: Liver is a complex organ, most of the time protects itself by detoxifying chemicals rarely fails, . Remarkable progress has been made in control of ... Read More

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