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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
Stg 4 liver mets, breast cancer. On 4/15 got- 650, gpt 350, bilirbn 18.
Now got- 390, gpt 190, bilirbn 24.
On herceptin, carboplatin, linezolid, cipro.
Why bilirbn increasing while gpt/ got improving?
Tumor growth: I'm being very honest here. In my experience, this is a sign of tumor growth causing obstruction of your bile ducts. Your bilirubin is too high for you to safely get most types of chemo. The tumor may be obstructing the main bile duct, and sometimes that can be stented. But this is a time to ask your doc for an honest prognosis. Warm thoughts to you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes both are safe: Yes both are safe for the liver. ...Read more
Many, but not common: 400 characters box won't be enough space, but here is the list: nausea, abd pain, diarrhea, vomitting, abnormal liver enzyme, headache, increase serum creatinin, rash, restlessness, allergic reaction, chest pain, anorexia, joint pain, back pain, bad taste, disequilibrium, blurred vision, asthma attack, drowsiness, leg/foot pain, flushing, insomnia, hypotension and more..Hope that didn't scare you. ...Read more
It depends.: For the average size adult without kidney or liver problems, the appropriate dose for an acute sinus infection (symptoms present for only a week or so) is 500mg twice a day for 7 to 10 days. Chronic sinusitis (infection persisting for several weeks or more) is often treated for much longer, up to 4-6 weeks of antibiotic therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am taking Flagyl and Cipro together for diverticulitis and enteritis. Can I take Cialis with these? I am have HBP controlled by meds.
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What is best antibiotic to treat 4th ecoli UTI in 90 year old with slight kidney problem (elevated bun when dehydrated)? Is cipro ok?
Cipro is OK: Bacteria have to be sensitive to the antibiotic used or the medication will be ineffective. Cipro will be fine if the bacteria are sensitive to it, this can be checked by getting a culture and sensitivity test. Your 90 year old should also be hydrated. She hopefully is not retaining urine, or having an indwelling catheter, both of which would make UTI elimination very difficult. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain in abdomen and around to back. ER CT shows no issues. Urine clear. Where do I go next. Been to GP, gave me Cipro in case of infection. ?
Can I take cipro and fluconazole together? My pharmacy says no but my dr. Says it's ok. I have pelvic inflammatory disease and a yeast infection.
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