U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 33-year-old member asked:

Can antibiotics destroy my liver?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
MOST ARE SAFE: Most are safe and do not destroy the liver, but some antibiotics like tetracyclines, sulpha, flucanazole, bacrim, nitrofuratoin and quinolones are sometimes known to have acute liver necrosis, but it is rare and we use these antibiotics daily without any ill effects if you use combinetion antibiotic and long term you need to monitor liver functions and some blood levels, and liver enzumes as well.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Related questions

A 37-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 30-year-old female asked:
3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
A 40-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 23-year-old female asked:
1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Aug 4, 2012
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.