Doctor insights on:
Alprazolam Liver Damage
Taking 4 mg alprazolam for 10 years. I have a elevated liver count and drs. Are attempting to diagnose. Wonder how long it will take to be out of body?
Alprazolam: Please do not stop Alprazolam suddenly. It is a habituating drug and you will experience withdrawal -- possibly including seizures. You have been on a relatively high dose for a long time, and tapering over time will be necessary. Please work with your physicians on this, rather than trying to get it out of your body by stopping it yourself. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
Taking 4mg alprazolam daily for 2 years, elevated liver counts, court ordered stopped, and failed ua how long will it stay in my system?
Tapering needed: The court may not be realizing that Alprazolam needs to be tapered rather than stopped suddenly. The elimination half-life of Alprazolam is 15-18 hours, but may be longer if you're overweight or have liver issues. It will be in your system for 3-4 days, therefore. But you may be sensitive to reductions in concentration, and experience withdrawal symptoms unless the drug is gradually tapered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
M taking 180ml vodka daily, now my ast, ALT r 67, 81. Wht medicine shld i take 2 reduce liver enzym, m also taking alprazolam. 5 these days. Plz advise?
Addiction: So. These enzymes are better than they could be. Stopping the drinking will help your liver calm down and heal. There are no medications to treat liver damage from alcohol. And, please remember using alcohol with Alprazolam is very dangerous. Alprazolam is thought of as the pill form of alcohol. You may have a better life and better health if you stop these two things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
End-stage vs. Acute: In esld (end-stage liver disease), much of liver has been replaced by scarring & may not repair itself. Has higher risk of liver cancer. If compensated, asymptomatic; get symptoms if progressive disease +/- alcohol. In acute liver disease however, common complaints include: jaundice (yellow eyes, skin; dark urine, light stool), itching, liver enlargement & RUQ pain, ascites, fluid build-up, more. ...Read more
Remove insult: It is difficult to help liver damage, other than removing the insulting agent wether that be a toxin (drug or alcohol) or virus. Vit e has shown some benefit in helping damage done with fatty liver disease, however there is new concern about increasing prostate cancer risk with its use. No herbal medication has consistently proven any benefit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple causes: There are many causes of liver damage. Excess alcohol use is a major cause. Hepatitis and abnormal iron storage can also be the reason. Fat storage in the liver may be a problem if it becomes extensive. Autoimmune diseaes is also a possibility. If you have abnormal liver tests or suspect a problem, you should discuss the situation with your doctor now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends but yes: What is the cause of the liver damage (virus, immune system, toxins, drugs)? Is the damage ongoing (alcohol, etc.)? In most cases, the liver has an amazing capacity to repair itself and reverse scar tissue that has formed. A person can donate half their liver to another person and they will both usually be ok. Treat your liver well and it will treat you well. ...Read more
Alprazolam is a short acting benzodiazepine, it does not last long in the system . So when used regularly with multiple doses to treat anxiety, it is associated with inter-dose withdrawal, tolerance and a resulting increase level of baseline anxiety. So in anxiety clinics, we use it only in cases of " flight , dentist or other infrequent anxieties, ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can liver damage cause mouth sores?
- Diphenhydramine liver damage
- Ambien liver damage
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can liver damage cause back pain?
- Can cayenne pepper cause liver damage?
- Doxycycline liver damage
- Does a high bun blood test mean liver damage?
- Talk to a pharmacologist online for free