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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Take Prilosec Bid With Fatty Liver Disease

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Is Alleve safe to take for someone with Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

Is Alleve safe to take for someone with Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?

Yes if no cirrhosis: Aleve (naproxen) and Motrin (ibuprofen) are primarily excreted by the kidneys and not metabolized in the liver. If a patient with NAFLD is asymptomatic, has normal liver function (bilirubin) and no evidence of cirrhosis Aleve and Motrin can be taken without toxicity.
NSAIDS can occasionally elevate hepatic enzymes so it's
probably wise to check LFT's occasionally if using NSAIDS regularly. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take whey protein drinks when you have fatty liver disease?

Is it ok to take whey protein drinks when you have fatty liver disease?

Yes: I'm going to assume that the cause has been identified as metabolic syndrome or recovering from alcohol abuse. This is very good idea as a (maybe the) mainstay of your recovery should be aerobic fitness. ...Read more

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How long does it take to reverse fatty liver disease?

How long does it take to reverse fatty liver disease?

Can be really fast: A few days of sobriety can clear up the liver if it's due to a wild alcohol party holiday. When it's due to lack of exercise, a few weeks can effect a striking improvement. Finding fatty liver is often a life-saving wake-up call. Be proactive. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure fatty liver disease? Any advice on what medicine to take to cure the disease?

Is it possible to cure fatty liver disease? Any advice on what medicine to take to cure the disease?

2 issues: alcohol and cholesterol: abstain from all alcoholic beverages and have your blood tested fro cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL and HDL/total cholesterol ratio, Exercise daily and add fiber to your diet. Repeat blood tests in 3 months. ...Read more

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Would it be okay to take glutathione when you have fatty liver disease?

Would it be okay to take glutathione when you have fatty liver disease?

See below: There are reports indicating that antioxidant glutathione may help with chronic fatty liver. Talk to your doctor to be sure. It may be more important to treat the underlying causes such as alcohol, obesity, high fat diet, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, hypertension, toxic medications, etc. ...Read more

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Please advise! How much alcohol does it take to cause fatty liver disease?

Fatty liver disease: The most common cause of fatty liver disease is being overweight. Excess glucose is stored as glycogen primarily in the liver. Etoh can contribute to fatty liver due to the excess carbohydrates being consumed. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much drinking does it take to get fatty liver disease?

Depends: On how much damage your liver got from other conditions, such as hepatitis, elevated lipids, or other toxins besides alcohol. Surprisingly little in some people. And some people manage to get fatty liver even without drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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Is having some breathing problems associated with fatty liver disease? I have moments were I have 2 take a deep breath because I lose my breath.

Is having some breathing problems associated with fatty liver disease? I have moments were I have 2 take a deep breath because I lose my breath.

Fatty liver: This should not have anything to do with any issues you have breathing. Having to take a deep breath every now and then can be normal. ...Read more

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I have fatty liver disease with cirrhosis. I take 800 mg. Vitamin e. Recent blood work shows almost normal count. Can I try green coffee bean extract?

I have fatty liver disease with cirrhosis. I take 800 mg. Vitamin e. Recent blood work shows almost normal count. Can I try green coffee bean extract?

Good: Ok as long as you don't drink alcohol, unfortunately it a progressive disease. You have to be under good medical supervision, some end stage liver disease patients need liver transplantation. ...Read more

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Ihave very high count mitochondrial antibodies and have been diagnosed with fatty liver disease. Is it ok to take aleve (naproxen) for muscle pain I'm having?

Ihave very high count mitochondrial antibodies and have been diagnosed with fatty liver disease. Is it ok to take aleve (naproxen) for muscle pain I'm having?

Fatty liver disease: You should not take anything over the counter without approval from your liver disease doctor.

Most likely the answer will be "It's OK" but don't take chances. ...Read more

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If I lose wight will my fatty liver disease go away?

If I lose wight will my fatty liver disease go away?

Can't hurt...: Fatty liver is typically due to obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, too much alcohol, or a combination of these. Lose 1-3 pounds per week (drop 10-20% of present total weight) to address obesity-associated fatty liver. Eat right (minimize fats; supplement fibers), exercise, and you should be fine. Roughly for every 3500 calories you lose, you drop a pound of fat (that's 500 calories a day). ...Read more

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Best way to detoxify liver with fatty liver disease and do I need to?

Best way to detoxify liver with fatty liver disease and do I need to?

Not necessarily...: As we age fat deposits build up in our liver; best way to combat this is by being as 'low-fat' as possible; and your body will do the rest. (presuming all of your lab data is normal of course) some say the herb 'milk thistle' can help with detoxification of the liver; but there have been no studies I am aware of to prove this...Strictly an alternative solution. Cheers! ...Read more

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I'm diagnose with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, any tips on reversing this matter?

I'm diagnose with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, any tips on reversing this matter?

Fatty liver: I presume the diagnosis was made by your doctor.
If he/she has not fully explained this to you it would be wise to make another visit so you have a better understanding.

If you have not seen a liver specialist (gastroenterologist) about this you must have your doctor refer you. ...Read more

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Can chlorthalidone affect fatty liver disease in any way?

Can chlorthalidone affect fatty liver disease in any way?

No: Chlorthalidone does not have an effect on the liver and does not cause fatty liver. Fatty liver or steatohepatosis can be due to Alcohol or other causes (medications, obesity, diabetes, malnutrition, etc). ...Read more

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Does fatty liver disease cause pain on right side under ribs?

Does fatty liver disease cause pain on right side under ribs?

No: But a bad gall bladder can cause that type of pain. You should get this evaluated. ...Read more

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Could you have cirrhosis of the liver and fatty liver disease at the same time?

Could you have cirrhosis of the liver and fatty liver disease at the same time?

Yes: Sometimes severe fatty liver can result in liver damage of NASH (non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis) or nodular cirrhosis changes of the liver. ...Read more

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Is promertium not recommended when ypu have fatty liver disease not the hepatits version?

Sorta, kinda: Check out https://online. Epocrates. Com/noframe/showpage. Do;jsessionid=1b0534cc2dc042e7712832752e0c15f2? Method=drugs&monographid=2056 and http://www. Drugs. Com/mtm/prometrium. Html. I use both to find info re medications. Both report some concern regarding use of Prometrium (micronized progesterone) in those with liver disease. However, many (most) drugs pass thru the liver to some extent. Best to discuss w/your family doc! ...Read more

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Does fatty liver disease cause constant pain and discomfort? Alt=84. Us of liver shows excess fat in liver. Worried.

Does fatty liver disease cause constant pain and discomfort? Alt=84. Us of liver shows excess fat in liver. Worried.

Fatty liver painless: Fatty liver does not cause pain & discomfort classically.
Did they do hepatitis panel & alphafetoprotein?
You must see a liver specialist- gastroenterologist.
In the meantime lose weight. Avoid fructose, sucrose, trans fatty acids & brominated vegetable oils. Choose foods rich in lysine- Google for details or drhoffman. Com
Other supplements are omega3 fish oil capsules, Beet root, Vitamin B complex ...Read more

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I have fatty liver disease and I find that I am nauseated now all the time, and tired, could this be from the fatty liver disease?

I have fatty liver disease and I find that I am nauseated now all the time, and tired, could this be from the fatty liver disease?

Is Your Liver Fried?: Those are pretty general symptoms but in your case. Yes. It gets more complicated from there and the best course of action is to get to your doctor for an exam and blood tests to see how your liver and kidneys are doing and how you are doing and what, if anything, needs to be done going forward. Maybe it will be "nothing" but best to make sure. Until your appointment, try Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) for the nausea. ...Read more

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I have fatty liver disease & its enlarged asked to do the placebo controlld trial evaluatin the safety & efficacy of GS-6624. What's the pros & cons?

NASH: Well the best people to talk with are the people who are conducting the study. The medication has been designed to treat fibrosis in the body and fatty liver in some people causes fibrosis, the pro would be that the medication reverses the fibrosis, the Con: not sure, possible unwanted side effects? ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with fatty liver disease a few weeks ago and I'm having pain below my ribs. I ate something I shouldn't have maybe that's why? Thanks

Less likely...: ...Than drank too much (in us, anyway) or possibly are on a medication that did it. Dietary issues are usually over extended time. Need to discuss with your dr, and possibly see a gi/hepatologist, depending on total picture and availability. ...Read more

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Do fatty liver disease cause higher bac levels than normal person? My friend had 3 drinks in 6 hrs and had 0.11 bac. Wasn't aware of his fatty liver.

Do fatty liver disease cause higher bac levels than normal person? My friend had 3 drinks in 6 hrs and had 0.11 bac. Wasn't aware of his fatty liver.

Most likely: Does fatty liver cause a higher blood alcohol level than normal yes. Is your friend may be an alcoholic. Fatty liver can occur when too much alcohol is consumed on a chronic basis. Over time less of the liver functions. When less of the liver works the breakdown of alcohol slows. See a doctor with your friend, no alcohol consumption for any driver is the new goal it impairs driving. ...Read more

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Fatty Liver (Definition)

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Omeprazole (Definition)

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