Top
20
Doctor insights on: Acetaminophen Liver Or Kidney

Share
Dr. David Rosenfeld
2 doctors shared insights

Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


2

2
Can taking Advil (ibuprofen) daily cause kidney damage or liver damage?

Can taking Advil (ibuprofen) daily cause kidney damage or liver damage?

Yes, but unlikely: Advil (ibuprofen) is a non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug. All nsaids have the potential to cause kidney injury (nephrotoxicity) and elevated liver enzymes (hepatoxicity). Both would be uncommon if used as prescribed in a healthy person, more concerning would be the risk of stomach bleeding. At your age, you should work with your pt to resolve the pain so as to be able to stop taking nsaids in the long run. ...Read more

3

3
Liver damage from tylenol (acetaminophen) use?

Liver damage from tylenol (acetaminophen) use?

Question?: I'm not sure what the question is - if you are asking if tylenol (acetaminophen) can damage the liver, then yes. The fda recently decreased the maximum dose for tylenol (acetaminophen) to 3, 000 mg per 24 hours in healthy adults. For kids or those with medical problems, the dose is even less. Overdosing on the active ingredient in tylenol (acetaminophen) is one of the worst deaths i've ever seen. ...Read more

4

4
Diagnosing kidney or liver issues?

Diagnosing kidney or liver issues?

Blood test.: See your doctor and get blood test called comprehensive metabolic panel done. It will give information and help in diagnosis of liver or kidney disease. ...Read more

5

5
Could ibuprofen cause kidney of liver pain?

Could ibuprofen cause kidney of liver pain?

Possibly: Although they would be very rare side effects, Ibuprofen can cause liver problems including hepatitis and jaundice and kidney problems including kidney damage and kidney failure. I strongly recommend that you see a healthcare provider if you think you might have some of these side effects. ...Read more

6

6
What're the chances of liver or kidney failure from naproxen overdose?

What're the chances of liver or kidney failure from naproxen overdose?

Small,but: Very small as long as safety monitoring with cbc, liver and kidney function and urinalysis evalation at 3 month intervals, as long as checked initially at 1 week and 1 month and when any additional medications are added. ...Read more

8

8
Could hydrocodone cause liver and kidney problems?

Could hydrocodone cause liver and kidney problems?

Yes to liver problem: Hydrocodone when in combination with tylenol (acetaminophen) can be injurious to liver. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is the culprit in this regard and the guidelines are that the ingested tylenol (acetaminophen) quantity should not exceed 4 gm/day. I am not aware of any known tylenol (acetaminophen) injuries to the kidneys. ...Read more

9

9
Could taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 cause a 96.62 non african GFR reading?

Could taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 cause a 96.62 non african GFR reading?

It normal, and no: Many pathologists, nephrologists, and other physicians are strongly critical of the fad for "estimating glomerular filtration rate" from a spot creatinine. The "african" business is because black people are supposedly more muscular than white people, but serum creatinine actually is a reflection of both muscle mass / fitness and kidney function. If your physician isn't concerned, i wouldn't be. ...Read more

10

10
Can ascorbic acid develop a kidney failure or kidney stone? Thanks

Can ascorbic acid develop a kidney failure or kidney stone? Thanks

Different effects: Citric acid can prevent the individual crystals of calcium salts from forming stones; however, for individuals with renal insufficiency, large doses of vitamin c are not prudent - see you dac! ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
11

11
If both your kidney and liver functions have gone down, which is better pain med, tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen?

If both your kidney and liver functions have gone down, which is better pain med, tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen?

Why were they up?: It depends on what caused kidney / liver markers to go up. The liver self-repairs better, so if had to choose, would say tylenol (acetaminophen) and "regular" strength variety, not to exceed 3 grams / day maximum. Always ask your dr if specific concerns. ...Read more

12

12
Can lyrica (pregabalin) cause liver or kidney damage?

Can lyrica (pregabalin) cause liver or kidney damage?

Unlikely: Unlikely, but Lyrica (pregabalin) dose should be adjusted in petients with kidney diseae. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Is Advil (ibuprofen) metabolized in kidney?

Is Advil (ibuprofen) metabolized in kidney?

NSAIDS: Ibuprofen (advil) is metabolized mostly in the liver. It has side effects which affect the kidney, but in healthy well hydrated patients, when taken in the proper dose, it is fairly safe. ...Read more

14

14
Doctor does having creatine and drinking much water causes fatty liver or any other liver problems?

Doctor does having creatine and drinking much water causes fatty liver or any other liver problems?

Fatty liver risks: Fatty liver is incredibly common, predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, the greater the chance of fatty liver. Addressing these risks is an important step to avoiding ;/or correcting fatty liver. Nash (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis) is associated with abnormal liver function blood tests ; can lead to fibrosis ; cirrhosis. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Can you get kidney failure from overdosing on tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Can you get kidney failure from overdosing on tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Indirectly: Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can cause severe liver injury which itself can lead to associated kidney injury through a process known as "hepatorenal syndrome" generally the dose has to be sufficient to cause fulminant liver damage. ...Read more

16

16
How much tylenol (acetaminophen) causes liver damage?

How much tylenol (acetaminophen) causes liver damage?

Over 3000-4000mg/day: Can cause liver damage. One time using 7000 mg or more can cause permanent liver damage which may take weeks, months or years to show up. ...Read more

17

17
Does cipralex effect liver or kidneys?

Does cipralex effect liver or kidneys?

Most do, and ...: Signs of jaundice signal concern, but most side effects include: Blocked or runny nose (sinusitis) Decreased or increased appetite. Anxiety, restlessness, abnormal dreams, difficulties falling asleep, feeling sleepy, dizziness, yawning, tremors, prickling of the skin. Diarrhoea, constipation, vomiting, dry mouth. Increased sweating. Pain in muscle and joints (arthralgia and myalgia) ...Read more

18

18
Does taking warfarin for a DVT cause kidney or liver damage?

Does taking warfarin for a DVT cause kidney or liver damage?

No, not really.: Warfarin interferes with your body's ability to clot blood, so it is useful in people who have blood clots or in those who my be susceptible to abnormal clotting. In very very rare cases, warfarin may have been associated with a type of kidney damage, but this association is not well understood and even controversial as to its very existence. Routine monitoring of kidney function is adequate. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Craig Lum Dr. Lum
1 doctor agreed:
19

19
Is it safe to take a NSAID, with acetaminophen, on a regular basis, to avoid using strong pain meds? I have no kidney, stomach, or liver problems.

Dr. Craig Lum Dr. Lum
1 doctor agreed:
Is it safe to take a NSAID, with acetaminophen, on a regular basis, to avoid using strong pain meds? I have no kidney, stomach, or liver problems.

NSAID with tylenol: The key question is for you to ask why are you taking Tylenol and planning to take NSAID on a regular basis? Do you work out a lot? Are you overweight? Do you have migraines or chronic headaches? You might consider seeing your GP about this. ...Read more

20

20
A lot of pain in lower back and abdomen! Pain is off and on. Been this way for 3 weeks. Pain 8-9! Take ib and tylenol (acetaminophen) with heating pad! No other sympt?

A lot of pain in lower back and abdomen! Pain is off and on. Been this way for 3 weeks. Pain 8-9! Take ib and tylenol (acetaminophen) with heating pad! No other sympt?

Go to ER NOW!: Enough is enough! You are a trooper, but 8-9 out of 10 on a pain analogue scale, uncoltrolled with OTC or other meds, and a heating pad is enough torture. Go to the ER or Urgent Care Center today and get relief! There may be something going on that you won't know without a physical exam done by a doctor. Don't delay! ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Stein
2,155 doctors shared insights

Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more