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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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


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Can you crush Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875 and mix it with applesauce? Also does Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) cause liver problems?

Can you crush Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875 and mix it with applesauce? Also does Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) cause liver problems?

Yes: Yes Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can be crush and applesauce. Any medication can cause a liver problem it's very rare with Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). For specific advice consult a primary care doctor or Healthtap, ...Read more

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Bilirubin goes up and down put on pravastatin 5/29 liver enzymes good until today they were 114 and 54 bilirubin 1.7 gallbladder us ok. Been on amoxil (amoxicillin)?

Bilirubin goes up and down put on pravastatin 5/29 liver enzymes good until today they were 114 and 54 bilirubin 1.7 gallbladder us ok. Been on amoxil (amoxicillin)?

Likely: Medication side effect from pravastatin ...Talk to your physician who will likely stop pravastatin & monitor liver function tests. When values become normal again a different type of statin could be tried....This enzyme elevation is usually very reversible once offending agent is removed. ...Read more

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I was prescribed Apo-Amoxicillin Clav, a month ago for sinus infection: I now have all the symptoms of a liver injury: 50 normal-mine is 450? (Enzymes-liver) Whats going on, am I in serious shape? And could a coffee with cream before blood work affect lev

I was prescribed Apo-Amoxicillin Clav, a month ago for sinus infection:
I now have all the symptoms of a liver injury: 50 normal-mine is 450? (Enzymes-liver)
Whats going on, am I in serious shape? And could a coffee with cream before blood work affect lev

Liver injury: It's difficult today you have a liver injury. There are many insults that can cause liver enzymes to go high temporarily, like an infection or even some medications. But after a few days, they should fall back down to normal. One isolated value isn't as concerning as a more longstanding trend. It's unlikely your coffee caused increased liver enzymes (unless it was more Bailey's than coffee.) ...Read more

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Can amoxycillin be bad for my liver or cause stomach ulcers?

Yes: Potential adverse effects on the liver by Amoxicillin include acute cytolytic hepatitis with a resulting increase in serum transaminases (ast and alt); cholestatic jaundice; and hepatic cholestasis. Although there are some GI side effects, such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea; a short course of Amoxicillin or Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) should not cause peptic ulcer disease. ...Read more

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How do you feel on amoxicillin?

Hopefully better: Not sure what you are asking. Generally Amoxicillin has few side-effects. Some people have mild GI intolerance, and there are allergic reactions. If it is doing its job and was chosen carefully you should feel improved. ...Read more

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What to do if I took too much amoxicillin?

What to do if I took too much amoxicillin?

Amoxicilin OD: One should try to never take more than the recommended dose of a medicine but fortunately this one has a fairly low risk of serious problems. One would have to take a very large amount of medicine to have any serious side effects from it. The most likely apart from an upset stomach would be diarrhea. ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


Dr. Philip Miller
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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more