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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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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 (ciprofloxacin). Why bilirbn increasing while gpt/ got improving?

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 (ciprofloxacin).
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 more

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What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used for ?

What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used for ?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): This is short for ciprofloxacin, a more advanced and potent antibiotic. It has a broad spectrum of action and is used to treat infections of the upper respiratory system, urinary tract and sometimes other systems. People stock piled it briefly during the years of anthrax scare for its effectiveness against this organism. ...Read more

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Can cipro cause hormonal changes?

Can cipro cause hormonal changes?

Not likely: You may consult this site for the many side effects of Cipro, however, the drug is generally safe. http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/ciprofloxacin-oral-route/side-effects/DRG-20072288 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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what are the side effects of cipro ?

what are the side effects of cipro ?

Quinolones: can cause tendon ruptures most commonly to the achilles…..I would also recommend you google quinolone toxicity. This is a med that if you can avoid you should. ...Read more

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Will cipro (ciprofloxacin) treat mrsa?

No: The vast majority of MRSA strains are resistant to cipro (ciprofloxacin). Mrsa if sensitive frequently develop resistance to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) during treatment. Oral septra/bactrim, doxycycline/minocycline or Clindamycin are much better choices. ...Read more

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Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) trigger gout?

It can...: But rarely does! this seems to happen about 1% of the time (based on the publication i consulted). Drink a lot of water to counteract this effect if you feel that may have been the cause. ...Read more

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Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) help paronychia?

Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) help paronychia?

There are times when: That is prescribed. The paronychia may need to be unroofed, soaks often help in hydrogen peroxide, topical medications, topical antibiotics like muciprocinor some old fashioned cure like gentian violet too. Much depends if it is acute bacterial or a chronic situation which may be fungal or yeast or due to skin changes at the nail skin interface. You want to see someone if it doesnt work. ...Read more

Cipro (Definition)

Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a ...Read more


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Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride (Definition)

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