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Side effects of boswellia can cause dizziness?

Side effects of boswellia can cause dizziness?

Boswellia: Can cause allergy, contact dermatitis, gastrointestinal problems, adverse drop interaction with aspirin and ibuprofen. Dizziness not common side effects ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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Used to drink a bit. Now concerned about liver desease? Scared of side effects?

Used to drink a bit. Now concerned about liver desease? Scared of side effects?

Check liver function: It usually takes a fair amount of alcohol exposure to get liver disease. I think it depends on what you mean by "a bit". It is easy to get your liver checked by checking a liver function test so see your dr. And share your concerns. ...Read more

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What is the side effects of something wrong with your liver?

What is the side effects of something wrong with your liver?

See your doctor: Fatty liver comes from drinking alcohol (beer, wine, and liquor) as well as obesity. Avoid eating fatty foods and drinking alcohol. If you have bloating or fluid built up in your abdomen (ascites), you may be having liver problems. Your doctor can check your blood work as well as exam you and review your history. ...Read more

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Is 3000 mg of garlic too much? I am cleansing my liver but I want to make sure it will have no side effects.

Is 3000 mg of garlic too much? I am cleansing my liver but I want to make sure it will have no side effects.

Liver cleansing???: How do you know your liver needs cleansing? And what about all the rest of us who don't "cleanse" our livers? Cleansing your liver is like cleansing your colon--neither is necessary and there is no valid medical basis for either. That much garlic is probably not a problem (emphasis on probably), but cleansing your liver is definitely not needed (emphasis on definitely)! you're young and healthy! ...Read more

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Can any of the side effects of actonel (risedronate) affect the liver?

Can any of the side effects of actonel (risedronate) affect the liver?

Not commonly: Any med metabolized by liver can potentially cause liver abnormalities-uncommon with bisphosphonates like actonel (risedronate). More common can be esophageal inflammation, altered chemistries, e.g. Blood calcium level, changes in bone, kidney stones, muscle pains, etc. ...Read more

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What is the safest antibiotic that has the least side effects, allergic reactions, and potential to damage organs like the liver?

What is the safest antibiotic that has the least side effects, allergic reactions, and potential to damage organs like the liver?

Depends: The commonly used antibiotics do not cause organ damage but the dose may need be adjusted if the particular organ has been impaired. There is no drug (or food) which is 100% safe but generally speaking those in the macrolide group (Z pak (azithromycin) etc) have the lowest side effect profile even though erythromycin may cause GI upset in a small % of people. ...Read more

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If gb is removed for a 21 yrs girl, will the liver compensate? Will there be any other complications/side effects? Please elucidate.

If gb is removed for a 21 yrs girl, will the liver compensate? Will there be any other complications/side effects? Please elucidate.

GB stores, not make: Bile is made in liver, stored in gb, travels down ducts into small bowel. Bile is a digestive detergent. Can live quite well, for a full lifetime without gb. Can digest food just fine in great majority if cases. Some may have diarrhea for some while after surgery, usually decreases with time. Talk with doc. ...Read more

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I always have the "rare side effects" of any medication prescribed for me-gotten to be predictable- what's wrong with me? Genes? Liver?

Nocebo effect.: Nothing. There is no plausible physiologic explanation for such a phenomena. Rare side effects are generally statistically independent events (unless of course, the side effects are from medications in the same class). Having a rare side effect from more than a few meds has vanishingly low probability. ...Read more

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How about the side effects of the TB cat I drugs? Are they remote? I'm just worried about liver damage and stuff. Thanks

How about the side effects of the TB cat I drugs? Are they remote? I'm just worried about liver damage and stuff. Thanks

Depends: Each drug has a different profile. Inh or isoniazide can occasionally cause liver problems, but these aren't severe and won't cause damage if you are followed closely and the drugs are stopped if any sign of liver irritation develops. ...Read more

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Is animal flex, for example like Universal Animal Flex, has any side effects on kidney or liver or anything? N.B: I lift heavy weights.

Is animal flex, for example like Universal Animal Flex, has any side effects on kidney or liver or anything? N.B: I lift heavy weights.

Neither harmful nor: Particularly effective. Peer-reviewed, scientific evidence is lacking for most of these products. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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When r the new medicines going 2 be available for hepc genotype 1. What are the side effects for these medicines. Have hepc n liver cirohsis?

When r the new medicines going 2 be available for hepc genotype 1. What are the side effects for these medicines. Have hepc n liver cirohsis?

It IS available now: Incivek (telaprevir) is actually available specifically for genotype1. Other med such as victrelis (boceprevir) can be used but must be in conjunction with other med such Ribavirin and/or interferon. I don't have much experience with treating hepatitis c and so can't advise you on the specifics. I would strongly recommend following up with your doc for eval/treatment options. Don't use alcohol! good luck. ...Read more

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Can you drink moderately (1-2/day) while taking Lexapro (escitalopram) without harm to liver, etc? I know it can worsen side effects, but can it do more harm?

Be careful: It is probably harmless to have one drink at a time as the effect will be like two drinks when you combine alcohol with any drugs that affect your brain. So I would not exceed one drink on a particular day. ...Read more

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Can we take cod liver oil (seven seas capsules) with neurobion Forte? Do we have side effects?

Can we take cod liver oil (seven seas capsules) with neurobion Forte? Do we have side effects?

Probably: I don't know what is in Neurobion Forte but I'm not aware of any known interaction with fish oils and other substances. I think excess amounts of cod liver oil can cause some liver problems but it requires as I recall quite a lot of it to create a problem. ...Read more

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Does drinking chamomile tea can damage your liver? Or what are the side effects of drinking it? I'm drinking it because of my anxiety

Does drinking chamomile tea can damage your liver? Or what are the side effects of drinking it? I'm drinking it because of my anxiety

Tea: Nope. Not in any way. If it did a billion women in the world would be in trouble. This is one of the most commonly used products in the world. ...Read more

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How common are side effects of 6 mp? Like nausea, fatigue? Besides the liver issues I want to know if this medicine will make it hard to live normally

How common are side effects of 6 mp? Like nausea, fatigue? Besides the liver issues I want to know if this medicine will make it hard to live normally

Depends: The amount of side effects you should expect will depend greatly on the amount of bone marrow suppression and gastrointestinal toxicity you experience. This will depend on what the prescribing doctor is trying to achieve. If you are on it for leukemia the side effects may be different than if you are on it chronically for Crohn's. You should speak with your doctor about this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pls can u advice of name of a antifungal medication for lungs that doesn't ve risk to liver or has no serious side effects and the duration for its use?

Systemic anti-fungal: If you have a fungal lung infection, you should be talking with your doctor, not searching online. This is a dangerous infection and should not be taken lightly. ...Read more

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I have cirrousis of the liver from side effects of chemo therapy wondering why liver swells each time I eat, liver area gets very sore?

I have cirrousis of the liver from side effects of chemo therapy wondering why liver swells each time I eat, liver area gets very sore?

Check out these: Links. Hopefully they'll be of big help to u. Also have ur gallbladder ; stomach checked. The swelling could not necessarily form d liver inflammation but could be from gas accumulation in ur stomach and intestines. Follow up with ur gi. God bless u! http://www. Slideshare. Net/war49sea/how-to-reverse-cirrhosis-remedy-your-liver-cirrhosis-by-natural-meanshttp://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/conditions. ...Read more

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I have been given prescription to take metformin, are there any side effects to liver damage? Also is there a natural alternative to met?

I have been given prescription to take metformin, are there any side effects to liver damage? Also is there a natural alternative to met?

Metformin - side eff: Make no mistake, diet and exercise go a long way in control of diabetes. As an alternative to metformin, you may strive to shed few pounds, if you are overweight. You will be amazed to see what a difference it makes. ...Read more

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My cousin has large cell non hodgkins lymphoma. She has an infiltration of her liver. How is this treated & side effects? She's in stage 3.

My cousin has large cell non hodgkins lymphoma. She has an infiltration of her liver. How is this treated & side effects? She's in stage 3.

Multi-drug chemo: The standard treatment regimen is rchop chemotherapy given outpatient every 3 weeks for a total of 6 doses. Sometimes physicians will add an additional drug Methotrexate to protect the brain. ...Read more

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Which medication controls or cures fifficult hypertension with the least amount of dangerous side effects to liver, kidneys, muscles...all body parts?

Which medication controls or cures fifficult hypertension with the least amount of dangerous side effects to liver, kidneys, muscles...all body parts?

Depends: There is no single medication that does everything. All BP meds lower BP about 10 points or so with individual differences. The best one for you depends on what other health issues you may have: kidney disease? Angina? Congestive heart failure? Diabetes? Prostate enlargement? There are different best BP meds for each. ...Read more