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Clonazepam And Liver
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
Xanax (alprazolam) & liver labs: While it is not common Xanax (alprazolam) can cause hepatotoxicity. If labs were normal before & now elevated liver enzymes are present I suggest you work with your prescriber to gradually taper and d/c eventually. There are many other options but first talk to your prescriber. ...Read more
Zyrtec (cetirizine): There is a "caution" warning for this medication with any liver impairment. Discuss this with your liver specialist. ...Read more
Uncommon.: While elevations in liver enzymes can occur, development of fatty liver changes as a direct result of fluoxetine/olanzapine is unlikely. However increased caloric intake/weight gain and Insulin resistance can lead to fatty liver and Olanzapine has been linked to these events. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xanax (alprazolam) & Alcohol: The answer is both simple and complex. Alcohol has a direct toxic effect for the liver. Xanax (alprazolam) does not. But, xanax (alprazolam) is often thought of in medicine as the 'pill form' of alcohol. Xanax (alprazolam) is incredibly addicting. It increases its negative side effects if taken while drinking alcohol. ...Read more
Does klonopin (clonazepam) medication for anxiety cause a rise in neutroplis and GGT counts rest of my liver panel normal?
Yes: It can cause liver function test abnormalities. Usually, it is mild and patients can cont to stay on the medication with some monitoring. Of course, Lipitor (atorvastatin) and can do it as well. No reports on Klonopin and Lipitor (atorvastatin) having synergistic affect on liver test abnormalities. ...Read more
What are the physical and mental side effects of alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine). Beer mixed with tequila and prozac (fluoxetine)?
Alcohol & Depression: Alcohol in any form -- including beer and tequila -- is a depressant. Combined with prozac, (fluoxetine) you could have much more sedation or intoxication than you expect. Especially when used in large quantities, alcohol disrupts your sleep cycle and neuronal tone. People usually take Prozac (fluoxetine) for depression or anxiety. Disrupting your sleep & neurons can worsen these conditions. ...Read more
Are low doses of Xanax (alprazolam) and clonidine safe to take during short-acting opioid withdrawal? I plan on taking 1mg of Xanax (alprazolam) and 0.2mg of clonidine daily.
Been taking. 25 of klonopin (clonazepam) m&n and 5mg celexa. Is it safe to stop the am klonopoin and the celexa and just take the pm dose of klonopin (clonazepam)?
Overall thought safe: Cynthia, Those are low doses of klonopin (clonazepam) and celexa. I would always recommend conferring with your treating provider before making such changes, but on a general level, I do not think that you would experience difficult stopping celexa from the 5mg dose. I would not have a safety concern for stopping the 0.25mg morning dose of klonopin (clonazepam). Long 1/2 life should make this easier to adjust to. ...Read more
My SGPT and SGOT levels are 203 and 89 respectively.I am taking statin.Does this medicine effects these liver enzymes?
Why is it that baclofen interacts with Clonazepam?Took baclofen and felt more anxious. Currently tapering off of 0.5mg clonazepam. GABA interaction?
CNS depression: and increased seizure activity, if epileptic, may be the consequence of the combination.I'm not sure why you take the clonazepam, but it is wise to avoid the combination if possible, till done with the baclofen. Clonazepam is a controlled drug, and better confer with your provider regarding dose change. GABA effects: this is how the clonazepam acts, and adding baclofen might increase such activity ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Klonopin (clonazepam) belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines. They are also referred to as sedative-hypnotics & anxiolytics. These medications are used for a variety of indications to include anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasm, seizure, & alcohol withdrawal. All benzodiazepines including Clonazepam are potentially habit forming. Alcohol should be ...Read more