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Im 32 My SGPT is 81 and SGOT is 55. I am on medication Colchicine, URicaria and Flenoflex for cholesterol or fatty liver. am I in danger?
Yes: It's very likely that the elevated SGOT and SGPT are from non-alcoholic fatty liver. I'm going to assume you're alcohol-free, and do not have hepatitis B or C or hemochromatosis or Wilson's or autoimmune hepatitis. While fatty liver and cholesterol are largely genetic, you'd be doing yourself a huge favor by getting back into the intense physical fitness stuff you enjoyed as a teen. ...Read more
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
Taking 600mg ibuprofen 3x day and colchicine for pericarditis & beta blocker for tachicardia. How dangerous are nsaids as far as liver/kidney damage?
See below: All medications are potentially dangerous.You only take them considering risks and benefits. Nsaid's are known to cause kidney and liver problems and their effect should be monitored. If your medical problem requires the therapy with no other good options , you take the medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there any other foods I need to avoid besides grapefruit while on colchicine? Any foods that can help flush it out?
Colchcine: If you're taking colchicine for gout prevention or treatment, many patients are advised to avoid organ meats like liver, kidney, and sweetbread. Many find that wine triggers attacks of gout at times. I'm not aware of the grapefruit connection and colchcine but Will look it up. ...Read more
Yes: Long-term Colchicine use can lead to liver/kidney toxicity, bone marrow suppression w/ decreased wbcs/thrombocytes/granulo-cytopenia; aplastic anemia; muscle damage; nerve damage, & more. Discuss with your fp/rheumatologist what other options are available to prevent these complications. ...Read more
Colchicine: Colchicine (C) reduces uric acid levels in patients who do not excrete a normal amount in their urine, under-excretrs. C increases the urinary output of uric acid (U), lowering U levels in those persons. If one is an over-producer or normal producer of U, C will be of no use. You can reduce U by staying well hydrated and by avoid eating organ meats, such as liver. ...Read more
Is colchicine safe to take with niacin and prozac. I mean are there any adverse reactions or interactions?
Possibly: There is potential for increased amount of Colchicine in the body due to the prozac. This can lead to adverse effects like muscle breakdown. It is best to consult your doctor to make sure. While it is not absolutely incompatible it should be done with caution and under a doctors orders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colchicine dosage: First i hope you are not self medicating, and that you have a prescription, whereas dosage and adminstration instructions should have already been given. It is not clear what exactly you are taking it for and at what dosage you have. I would therefore consult with the prescriber so you are clear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gout rx: Colchicine is used to treat several inflammatory conditions. It is known best as a treatment for acute gout and prophylaxis for gout attacks. It is also used to treat less common conditions such as familial mediterranean fever, skin vasculitis, and chronic pericarditis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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