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Does my liver hurting have anything to do with the amount of medication I take?

Does my liver hurting have anything to do with the amount of medication I take?

Could be; many cause: Don't know anything about you, your history, meds, other factors. See your doc. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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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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What to if I am on pain medication that contains acetaminphen how much does it take to hurt your liver?

What to if I am on pain medication that contains acetaminphen how much does it take to hurt your liver?

Upper limit: Many short acting pain medications contain acetaminophen. You need to limit your daily intake to less than 2000 mg per day of acetaminophen. Drink plenty of water to help flush your system. ...Read more

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Can the medication serequel hurt my liver? Becuz im 18 years old and a male and i already have enough mental problems going on and high liver enzymes.

Can the medication serequel hurt my liver? Becuz im 18 years old and a male and i already have enough mental problems going on and high liver enzymes.

Define "hurt"!: Check out https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=1230&activesectionid=5 which notes that liver enzymes alt & ast can be transiently elevated. Then have a discussion w/your prescribing doc to weigh risks & benefits. Ask about alternative medications which may not offer same benefit, may be too expensive, may cause other side effects, etc. Make sure no other reason. ...Read more

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How badly would it hurt after donating part of my liver & how long would recovery take?

It depends: It depends on the type of donation. Left lobe donation (to a child) is an easier operation with a shorter recovery. Right lobe donation (to an adult) is much more complicated and is associated with pain, possible death, bile duct complications in up to 30%, and can take 3-6 months to recover from. You would need to discuss this with the surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the best headache pill to take that don't hurt your liver?

What is the best headache pill to take that don't hurt your liver?

Depends : All analgesics have potential side effects. Ibuprofen and Naproxen tend to spare the liver but not the stomach. Pick your adverse effect. Aspirin is similar but may affect the liver in susceptible people. ...Read more

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Is there a medication I could take to lower my liver enzyme levels?

Is there a medication I could take to lower my liver enzyme levels?

You need: To find out the cause of the enzyme elevation. There are treatments if it is a virus, and youshould steer clear of alcohol if that is a potential cause and until one is found, but many medications can cause the "trans-aminitis". No heal-all for this serious finding need to see an internist/hepatologist. ...Read more

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What happens if you don't take the medications after a liver transplant?

What happens if you don't take the medications after a liver transplant?

Possible rejection: If you are referring to the anti rejection drugs, there is a chance you can reject the organ and go back into liver failure. Discuss your situation with your transplant team before you maybe any changes on your own. ...Read more

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