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Doctor insights on: Ciprofloxacin Liver

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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Humanbite skinbroken taken a t and taken ciprofloxacin for threedays is it enough?

Humanbite skinbroken taken a t and taken  ciprofloxacin  for threedays  is it enough?

Perhaps: Human bites are a major source of very complicated infections. You don't say where the bite was or what it looks like now. If this area becomes red, tender, swollen, tender or painful would see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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How toxic is ciprofloxacin?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): All medications have the possibility of causing certain reactions. Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) as long as it's taken properly, isn't a dangerous medication. ...Read more

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Can ciprofloxacin treat toothache?

Can ciprofloxacin treat toothache?

Not the best : Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a choice when selecting an antibiotic for tooth infection. However, this one is generally down the line a few. Unless, you are allergic to Amoxicillin , or are not a candidate for Clindamycin use, those are generally better choices. Some patients find they have little choice due to multiple allergies. Don't use it just because its what's left over from something else. ...Read more

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How safe is cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

How safe is cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Very safe: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a commonly used antibiotic that treats a variety of bacterial infections. It is generally well tolerated. The side effect it is known for is inflammation and weakening of tendons, with tendon rupture very occasionally occurring after prolonged or high dosages. It is good to take antibiotics only when they are needed and known to be effective! ...Read more

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Is ciprofloxacin ok for pre-teens?

For ears? yes: There has been some controversy (largely debunked) that quinolones cause cartilage anomalies. Especially placed in the ears, they kill off bacteria, and very little is taken internally. They should be absolutely fine. ...Read more

Cipro (Definition)

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