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I am taking thytprohin pmg, a food supplement. How long does it take the medication to leave my system? I don't want it to effect future thyroid panel

I am taking thytprohin pmg, a food supplement. How long does it take the medication to leave my system? I don't want it to effect future thyroid panel

Read package label: Typically these types of products come with label inserts inside the boxes or on the panels of the boxes with instructions and information such as what you ask. Another resource would be the internet at the website of the company or their toll-free phone number which they likely publish on their website. Some products may even have 24 hour hotlines set up to answer specific questions. ...Read more

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How medication gets to liver hi, once you take medication from mouth and it goes into your stomach, how does it then go to the liver so it can go to your blood system?

How medication gets to liver hi, once you take medication from mouth and it goes into your stomach, how does it then go to the liver so it can go to your blood system?

Hello.: Hello. Some medictions are absorbed in the mouth and stomach, but most are asborbed throught the intestines. The meds travel from the intestines into the blood. The hepatic portal system feeds blood to the liver. The metabolites of the medication go from the liver back into the blood again. ...Read more

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I've been on pain medication for a few years now, how long does it take for liver damage to set in? Are there symptoms of liver damage to look for?

I've been on pain medication for a few years now, how long does it take for liver damage to set in? Are there symptoms of liver damage to look for?

Rare: Narcotics rarely cause liver damage. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is another issue; below 2.4 grams per day is considered safe as long as you don't drink alcohol. 7 tablets of 325 mg would be the maximum safe dose. ...Read more

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2 weeks, Remeron (mirtazapine) 15mg I had 4 alcoholic drinks Sat, didn't take drug that night. Could have I damaged liver for drinking with drug still in my system?

2 weeks, Remeron (mirtazapine) 15mg I had 4 alcoholic drinks Sat, didn't take drug that night. Could have I damaged liver for drinking with drug still in my system?

Highly unlikely;: Highly unlikely from a single event, but how much and how often you drink, what other medicines you take, genetic predisposition, and current health state of your liver all impact the result. Any concerns: Nausea, vomiting, yellowish hue to eyes or skin, see your provider for a check up. ...Read more

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How long will it take for marijuana get out of your system if you only smoke it on time my husband has liver cancer and is waiting for a transplant, he has a lot of pain

How long will it take for marijuana get out of your system if you only smoke it on time my husband has liver cancer and is waiting for a transplant, he has a lot of pain

A few days: One time use does not cause it to stick around for very long, usually a day or less. However, with serious liver disease, some of it may stick around a bit longer, but certainly not more than a few days. I don't think most transplant centers would be doing drug tests, though. ...Read more

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Stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver my stepmother lives with me and is in stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver. She was a heavy drinker (no longer drinking) and a prescription drug abuser. I take Xanax for anxiety. She has told me that her doctor said it was okay if

Stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver my stepmother lives with me and is in stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver. She was a heavy drinker (no longer drinking) and a prescription drug abuser. I take Xanax for anxiety. She has told me that her doctor said it was okay if

You give her yours?: Don't believe it. No ethical or competent physician would ever tell anyone to take someone else's medication. People with histories of alcohol are at very high risk of abusing benzos, and especially xanax, (alprazolam) which has a very high abuse potential. If a doctor wants to prescribe anti-anxiety agents for her, there are far safer ones for her, and she needs to get her own medication from her own md. ...Read more

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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

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Is there medication that u can take for anxiety that doesn't affect the liver?

Is there medication that u can take for anxiety that doesn't affect the liver?

Medication: You need to consult with your physician regarding medications and side effects. You can ask h/her if a psychologist would help anxiety. ...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?

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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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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What happens if diagnosed with liver cirhossis, how long can a person live even when on proper medication?

What happens if diagnosed with liver cirhossis, how long can a person live even when on proper medication?

Depends.: Generally, depending on the cause of liver cirrhosis, life expectancy from the time it is diagnosed and treated will vary between 21 to 24 years, depending on the presence of other cop-morbid illnesses and how intensive the treatment is. ...Read more

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Having a liver problem I can't take hormonal medication. What abt menopause?

Having a liver problem I can't take hormonal medication. What abt menopause?

HRT: Hormone replacement therapy may not be a good choice if one has a liver problem. Hormones are generally metabolized in the liver and may result in other problems if your liver is not working properly. There are other medications that can be used for signs and symptoms of menopause. There are also some herbal supplements that may alleviate some of the menopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the best way 2 thin your blood with out having to take any medication to mess up your liver?

What is the best way 2 thin your blood with out having to take any medication to mess up your liver?

Blood thinners: You are only 17 years old and there should be no reason for you to make your blood thin unless you or your family have history of having blood clots and in that situation you would require a blood thinner. ...Read more

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Husbands liver ammonia levels elevated even with medication. Normal cut off 38, his 56. he doesn't take all his medicine properly. Warning signs?

Husbands liver ammonia levels elevated even with medication. Normal cut off 38, his 56. he doesn't take all his medicine properly. Warning signs?

Elevated ammonia: For elevated ammonia lactolose is used as is rifaximin.. it is important ot take medications. With elevated ammonia you get confused, disoriented, slurrign of speech ultimately lethargic when very high can result in coma. Hydration and low protein diet is important as well


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Recent labs showed Liver enzymes elevated should I stop any medications? What can I take to help lower the enzymes?

Recent labs showed Liver enzymes elevated should I stop any medications? What can I take to help lower the enzymes?

High liver enzymes: 28 F just found high liver enzymes. Asks should I stop medications?
This will depend on the medications and the cause of the liver problem.

Check with your team as they know you best. ...Read more

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Today I had liver MRI using contrast DOTAREM. How many days do I need to take excessive liquids to flush it out of the system?

Today I had liver MRI using contrast DOTAREM. How many days do I need to take excessive liquids to flush it out of the system?

You don't: Need to take excessive liquids, assuming normal kidney function, 90% will be eliminated in 48 hours and essentially all of it by 72 hours. Increasing your hydration may speed it up a little, but there is no medical need to do so. ...Read more

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How long can a patient with cirrhosis of the liver with symptoms managed by medications survive after a TIPS procedure?

How long can a patient with cirrhosis of the liver with symptoms managed by medications survive after a TIPS procedure?

Maybe good news: The procedure can greatly improve the quality of one's life at the possible expense of making hepatic encephalopathy a bit worse. If a cause of cirrhosis can be found and removed, the condition can reverse partially. I don't know the cause, but with the new cure for hepatitis C, and the possibility that anyone may suddenly sober up, don't give up hope. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Taking 4mg alprazolam daily for 2 years, elevated liver counts, court ordered stopped, and failed ua how long will it stay in my system?

Taking 4mg alprazolam daily for 2 years, elevated liver counts, court ordered stopped, and failed ua how long will it stay in my system?

Tapering needed: The court may not be realizing that Alprazolam needs to be tapered rather than stopped suddenly. The elimination half-life of Alprazolam is 15-18 hours, but may be longer if you're overweight or have liver issues. It will be in your system for 3-4 days, therefore. But you may be sensitive to reductions in concentration, and experience withdrawal symptoms unless the drug is gradually tapered. ...Read more

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What medications and precautions should a person take if his ggtp for liver is 790. Reason being alcohol. The person has cut down on alcohol.

What medications and precautions should a person take if his ggtp for liver is 790. Reason being alcohol. The person has cut down on alcohol.

Continue abstinence: The most important thing is to stay abstinent and don't drink any alcohol. After that, best to avoid common liver toxic drugs like Acetaminophen in excessive amounts. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was. Told that I have high cholesteral of 225 I have to take lipitor (atorvastatin) I've had problem with medication in the past liver damage so I'm concern?

Elevated: Cholesterol levels. Discuss with your provider your concerns. If absolutely indicated frequent monitoring of liver enzymes will be indicated ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if a person forgets to take his medication after a liver and kidney transplant?

Could you tell me what happens if a person forgets to take his medication after a liver and kidney transplant?

Rejection risk: Unless the txps came from an identical twin or clone, they are genetically different from you. Your immune system is tricked into ignoring their presence by meds prescribed to prevent rejection. Not taking a med, lets the drug level drop, and the portion of the immune response that should be blocked, to begin functioning. Take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is mult. Doses, call your md. ...Read more

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I have been given sertraline, is it safe to take with migraine medication and a liver conditon?

I have been given sertraline, is it safe to take with migraine medication and a liver conditon?

Don't know: Sertraline is broken down in your liver. I do not know what the migraine medication is or how it is metabolized, nor the condition of your liver. I can't answer the question. Discuss this with the physician who prescribes your medications. ...Read more

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Fibroscan vs MRI of liver? Unexplained elevated alt, not medications, alcohol, diet or viral. On a long waiting list, what else is left?

Fibroscan vs MRI of liver? Unexplained elevated alt, not medications, alcohol, diet or viral. On a long waiting list, what else is left?

Other ideas: Have you been checked for hemochromatosis, wilson's, antitrypsin deficiency, autoimmune hepatitis? What about your sgot/ast? There are people that run an isolated high alt for no obvious reason and are perfectly healthy. Have you been offered a biopsy? Is the waiting list for a liver transplant -- that sounds premature at best? ...Read more

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I recently discovered I take three medications that metabolize by the same liver enzyme, paroxetine 20mg, wellbutrin300mg, risperidone. 75mg for 3 yea?

I recently discovered I take three medications that metabolize by the same liver enzyme, paroxetine 20mg, wellbutrin300mg, risperidone. 75mg for 3 yea?

Med interactions: Medications taken together can have interactions with each other, in part because of what you noted--being metabolized by the same liver enzyme. These interactions can have the results of making medications either stronger or weaker (depending on the specific interaction). I would base the evaluation on whether the medications are addressing the symptoms--if not, you should let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Hi. If I have astained from alcohol for 7 days is that long enough to be outta my system for a cbc, lipid, liver and kidney?

Hi. If I have astained from alcohol for 7 days is that long enough to be outta my system for a cbc, lipid, liver and kidney?

Water soluble: EtOH is water soluble and out of your system in 24 hours. If you are a heavy drinker it can take months for your liver enzymes to normalize. It is long enough to give you a realistic picture of your actual health. ...Read more

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If you have hep c in late stage is that called cirrosis? Can you take the medication :lansoprazole" if you have cirrosis of the liver?

Complicated: Lansoprazole is broken down by the liver and if the liver has cirrhosis and a lot of damage full doses may not be appropriate. Cirrhosis is advanced scarring and you can have a liver that still works pretty well or one that is failing (decompensation). It is important to be evaluated to see if there is cirrhosis. If so, all medications, incl over the counter, have to be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Ggt went from 58 to 88 in one year all other liver test ast, alt, bilburin, albu, globulin, all normal could new medication I take ritrovil cause this?

Ggt went from 58 to 88 in one year all other liver test ast, alt, bilburin, albu, globulin, all normal could new medication I take ritrovil cause this?

Not common: Retrovil is associated rarely with elevated ALT's and clinical liver disease, so it makes an isolated elevation in GGT from this medication less likely. Remember alcohol consumption can also cause an elevated GGT. Is there a reason why you are having GGT's checked if all your all liver function tests are normal? ...Read more

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I took Itraconazole 200mg/day/5 days. How long will this be in my system and when can I safely drink alcohol without worrying about impact on liver?

I took Itraconazole 200mg/day/5 days. How long will this be in my system and when can I safely drink alcohol without worrying about impact on liver?

Itraconazole can: Persist for 3-4 days after the last dose, depending on the condition of your liver. I would not drink alcohol for a full week after the last dose, just to be on the safe side, as alcohol together with itraconazole are potent hepatotoxic agents. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My friend had one beer last night. Tomorrow he is to take an etg alcohol test. What can he do to get rid of the alcohol in liver, blood, and system?

My friend had one beer last night. Tomorrow he is to take an etg alcohol test. What can he do to get rid of the alcohol in liver, blood, and system?

Wrong Forum: I am sorry to report to you here that we really are physicians and are not in any way interested in helping people beat or scam drug and alcohol testing. People die from alcohol and drug misuse and abuse. If one has legal consequences from their use of these mind altering substances then there may be a reason to stay sober or to get to a serene understanding that they should not drink. ...Read more

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Femara (letrozole) is metabolized in liver by cytochrome p450 system. Astaxanthin says "use cautiously w drugs metabolized by liver's cytochrome p450 enzyme system; does this mean don't use astaxanthin w femara (letrozole)?

Femara (letrozole) is metabolized in liver by cytochrome p450 system. Astaxanthin says "use cautiously w drugs metabolized by liver's cytochrome p450 enzyme system; does this mean don't use astaxanthin w femara (letrozole)?

Not necesarilly but: Virtually all drugs are metabolized by cytochrome p450 enzymes. Astaxanthin can stimulate these, so it could lead to lower blood levels of "certain drugs" according to http://www. Naturalmedicinejournal. Com/article_content. Asp? Article=293. I no of no evidence that Femara (letrozole) is one of the drugs it interacts with. Small amounts of astaxanthin are unlikely to have much effect. Ask the doc who prescribed it. ...Read more

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The military wants me to do a liver function test. I used to take ADHD medication but that was 2 years ago. I also use to drink a good bit but I haven't got drunk in awhile. Should I be concerned? Will I pass?

The military wants me to do a liver function test. I used to take ADHD medication but that was 2 years ago. I also use to drink a good bit but I haven't got drunk in awhile. Should I be concerned? Will I pass?

Depends: The ADHD meds years ago would have no impact on these values.Alcohol is a potential toxin, so if your intake has been high, it may show up as liver damage, but the liver does recover. The services want to limit their exposure to the cost of chronic illness. They avoid enlisting or keeping those with self induced health issues. This is routine can provide you both with important information. ...Read more

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What evidence exists on short- and long-term negative effects of GHB (street name g) on the central nervous system, heart, liver or other major organ?

What evidence exists on short- and long-term negative effects of GHB (street name g) on the central nervous system, heart, liver or other major organ?

Unknown: Short term sedation including respiratory depression may require intubation, long term effects are unknown since prospective data are needed. But it can be addicting since it will cause a surge of Dopamine the chief chemical involved in addiction. ...Read more

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When preparing for a liver transplant surgery due to stage 3 liver cancer, when do you start to take medications for the surgery?

When preparing for a liver transplant surgery due to stage 3 liver cancer, when do you start to take medications for the surgery?

Immunosuppression: If you get a liver transplant, regardless of the etiology of the liver failure, immunosuppression is usually initiated in the operating room at the time of transplant, although it may be safely delayed up to 48 hours ...Read more