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Liver biopsy in a week, been advised stop diclofenac, why? Read black licorice bad before surgery, biopsy isn't invasive, is it? Should stope it
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
NSAIDS side effects: Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal drug and nearly all can cause gastrointestinal problems such as nausea,heartburn,ulcers,diarrhea, and GI hemorrhage. They can also cause tinnitus, vertigo and hearing loss. They can cause kidney problems in susceptible people, and they can cause liver enzyme elevations. Taking more than recommended causes more problems. ...Read more
It is good idea taking 50mg of diclofenac for more than one month? Can I take it for long term? thank you
Medicine FX: Taking this once each day is considered safe. Long term use may increase the risk of effects on the liver or the kidneys. If your have no history of liver or kidney disease, this medicine will probably be safe. If you use it for a longer time, it will be a good idea to monitor the functions of these organs. ...Read more
Diclofenac and Aleve: Dear Jessi: Diclofenac is in the NSAIDs class of anti-inflammtory drugs and Aleve (Naproxen) is also a NSAID. The risk for side effects with NSAIDs is high, such as stomach ulcers. I discourage patients from taking more than 1 type of NSAID together as side effects can be serious even if you don't have stomach pain. There are other effects, such as kidney and liver problems with NSAIDs. Nisha ...Read more
Many side effects: There are too many side effects to list them all. Common side effects for zomorph are addiction, constipation, nausea, vommitting, difficulty concentrating, confusion. For diclofenac: ulcers, heartburn, decreased kidney function, liver toxicity. For amitryptyline: it depends on the dose. Common problems are drowsiness, nightmares, confusion and difficulty concentrating. ...Read more
I have an gouty athritis and my my ALT is80, I take 50mg of diclofenac 3x aday, colchicne 3aday and 300mg alluprnol 3x aday, was my ALT is normal, ?
Slightly high...: Your alanine transaminase (alt) was slightly high at 80. It should be less than 60. It is a sensitive but not a specific test of liver function. Talk to your doctor about what you ought to do and what might be causing the elevation. Also talk to him about a low purine diet which may help you avoid having to take medications with potentially adverse liver effects. Colchicine also ought to be prn... ...Read more
Diclofenac is in a class of drugs known as nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Ibuprofen is also in this class. These drugs inhibit enzymes (cox 1 and cox 2) which are important in producing a prostaglandin e1. Prostaglandin e1 is responsible for producing inflammation ...Read more
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