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Is Tylenol Dangerous For People With Hepatitis C
Low dose recommended: Tylenol is generally not a problem for people with liver disease, so long as you take a relatively low dose (not to exceed 2 grams in 24 hours). In general, hepatitis patients do not have to worry about adjusting drug dosages until they start getting chronic liver problems. When these problems begin, they should avoid other anti-inflammtory drugs (like ibuprofen, aspirin, etc.) besides tylenol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses, including most commonly hepatitis a, hepatitis b, and hepatitis c, or by toxins (eg alcohol). The liver swells, it doesn't work properly leading to a failure to detoxify some biochemical substances, and a failure to excrete bilirubin, leading to jaundice. Some cases are fatal, ...Read more
I have gout in my right thumb what can I do about the pain instead of pain pills? Is there any thing herbal or vitamin. I have hepatitis C and tylenol and iborophen doesen't help my live count is high at this point
CURE CURE ?????: Hepatitis c remains with you active or dormant ; headaches if noreason found by a neurologigt then try this xango juice 3 oz, hold in mouth for 3 min. 3 times a day for 3 months . Yoga . Massage of scalp 5 min every day essential oils aroma therapy 5fruits, 5 berries , 5 veges / day. ...Read more
I was diagnoses with hep c 11 years ago. Never had a viral load. Should i avoid alcohol and tylenol?
Partially: Yes, you should avoid alcohol, as the risk of leading to further liver damage is great. Tylenol would be a good idea to keep fairly limited, probably up to only 2 grams total a day (this is mainly the restriction for cirrhotic patients, but not knowing where in the disease you are, it is better to be safe than sorry). You should get tested by your doctor to see how much damage is present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have chronic hcv,enzymes are normal,i also use trileptal,can i take tylenol safely every day at 500-1500 mg to combat chronic body pain.
Probably but ask MD: You want to avoid going as high as 2000 to minimize liver problems (lower dose if you are a small individual). Make sure your Trileptal level is in the therapeutic range and that your sodium level is not low on Trileptal. (blood test) You can have your liver enzymes checked at the same time to make sure you are tolerating the Tylenol. Make sure your Vit D level is OK if you have back pain. ...Read more
If i'm on Trileptal,can I safely can take Tylenol approx. 3 times weekly at 500-750 mg/day,to manage headaches and joint pain due HCV infection?
Yes, you can: However, for a patient with liver disease or taking other medication that can damage the liver, Tylenol dosing should be reduced to about 2 grams/day. Simple analgesics such as aspirin or Tylenol can produce MOH (medication overuse headache). Of course, always ask your doctor for more information about your individual situation. ...Read more
How do u get hepatitis C and i was wondering what it was, how u can catch it, and why its so dangerous?
Blood borne virus: Hepatitis c is a virus that infects the liver and causes inflammation and scarring. Over many years, people can get severe scarring that leads to cirrhosis, liver failure or liver cancer. It is spread through contact with someone else's blood, even very small amounts, like sharing drug use works, rough sex, nonprofessional tattoos or piercings. Before 1992 many people got it from blood transfusion. ...Read more
Hepatitis C: There are several new regimens of therapy with a high percentage of "cure" of this disease. In order to fully assess your wife she will need a viral load, typing of the HepC virus, possibly a liver biopsy and individualized care. See a specialist in this area and best wishes. ...Read more
Hepatitis c is a virus that replicates (makes copies of itself) in the human liver. People can be infected by exposure to even very small amounts of blood. Over 20 to 40 years it can cause scarring of the liver, and severe scarring is called cirrhosis. People can be tested for exposure with an antibody test. If that is positive, they need a test for the virus itself ...Read more
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