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Can Aspirin Increase My Liver Enzymes The Way Alcohol Does
No : Aspirin is not toxic to the liver the way alcohol is. By contrast, the active ingredient in tylenol (acetaminophen) is highly toxic to the liver in large doses. People who drink alcohol excessively are at increased risk of liver damage if they take excessive doses of tylenol or other drugs that contain acetaminophen. healthtap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Halt the injury: Liver enzyme elevation results from destruction of liver cells. Alcohol is a toxin that can severely damage the liver and stopping alcohol use will certainly reduce liver damage. A typical baby Aspirin should not have much impact on a previously healthy liver, but alcohol will. ...Read more
Can you tell me if throughout alcohol abuse, why does clotting and excessive bruising occur when alcohol damages hepatocytes (liver cells)?
Alcohol: affects multiple organ systems, not just the liver. To your question, though, fibrinogen and other clotting factors are produced in the liver. Alcohol interferes with their production and activity in various ways, to the effect that alchol has both a procoagulant(which would increase clotting) and anticoagulant(the opposite) effects. Whichever pathway dominates will determine the net effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Only a small proportion, about 20% of chronic drinkers get cirrhosis. The amount of alcohol needed to start the process towards cirrhosis varies with the genetic makeup of the person and other issues, such as chronic viral hepatitis, state of nutrition etc. I would urge you to not take more than one drink a day. ...Read more
My liver enzymes are 40 U/L. Is this high? How does antibuse affect the liver? How does lovistatin affect the liver?
Which one?: There are two liver enzymes that are monitored. Either way the value you gave is within normal limits. Lovastatin can cause liver enzymes to go up and liver enzymes need to be monitored when you are started on Lovastatin or similar medications initially. Antabuse (disulfiram) is used to help alcoholics quit drinking. It affects how alcohol is metabolized in the liver, but does not affect the liver itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I lower liver enzymes that are high in count due to trying to overdose on tylenol (acetaminophen)?
It will take a while: Tylenol (acetaminophen) damages the liver. That is why the liver enzymes are hot. Deliver does have the ability to regenerate. This will take time and there's very little you can do to expedite this. Proper nutrition rest and exercise will help with good hydration. ...Read more
Taking medicines to cholesterol will it anyway affect the liver or other parts? Whether atorlip 5 mg affect liver?
Rare: 1 in 100, 000 people develop severe liver disease which is easily detected with routine blood samples. A more common side effect is muscle aching which resolves with dose reduction (but you're already on a very tiny dose which is unlikely to cause side effects). ...Read more
Fatty liver: You can start with decreasing dietary carbohydrates and increasing your daily exercise to 30 at least 5 days a week. One of the more common causes of fatty liver is a diet high in carbohydrates and fats. This means decreasing breads (naans for example) and rice and also fired foods. Good luck. Eat more protein and vegetables. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yeah: Sure could, also to lots of other drugs, possible viral infection if snort or shoot drugs. Could even get hep a from sharing a pipe, joint, food, etc from someone infected. ...Read more
I'm taking milk thistle in belief that it helps the liver. I've no prior condition but what can I use to supplement the health of the liver?
Many things: At least as important as what you take is what you avoid- minimize exposure to alcohol, drugs (both pharmaceutical and recreational) and environmental toxins. Eat organic food as much as possible ; avoid gmo's. A good multivitamin will help. Many herbs support liver health- see http://bit.Ly/hnwpbr acupuncture ; homeopathy can help. Consider a liver flush- see http://bit.Ly/hnwpbr. ...Read more
Depends on amount: Delirium tremens (dt) is an acute episode of delirium that is usually caused by withdrawal from alcohol and it occurs only in patients with a history of alcoholism. But with fatty liver, either as a complication of excessive alcohol use, or in combination with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (nafld), the build up of extra fat in liver cells can cause liver damage. See a liver doctor for help. ...Read more
Can you tell me how blocking cox 1 enzymes thin the blood and therefore reduce the risk of tia's and heart attacks?
Can aspartame cause elevated liver enzymes? 6 cans of diet Pepsi a day roughly any effect on liver ? Thanks
YES- it is TOXIC: Aspartame is a toxic chemical that I believe should never have been approved. It can cause liver inflammation & elevated enzymes- see http://bit.ly/1iLpYSa & http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/08/03/just-how-bad-is-aspartame.aspx Aspartame is linked to weight gain, increased risk of diabetes & heart disease etc. Anyone who wants to enjoy good health should NEVER consume it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can we reduce jaundice, high burlibun enzyme? Cause is liver metastatic cancer... Any medications!
Can you point me towards research or textbook material that shows that drinking alcohol before taking a liver enzymes test will elevate the enzymes?
See below: The following link will provide more information than you may need. http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/AA72/AA72.htm ...Read more
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