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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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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How safe is Lipitor (atorvastatin) for heart patients with slightly elevated liver enzymes?

How safe is Lipitor (atorvastatin) for heart patients with slightly elevated liver enzymes?

Usually Very Safe: Your slightly elevated liver enzymes should be evaluated by your physician. If no significant problem is found it is safe to take lipitor (atorvastatin). Monitoring liver enzymes is frequently done on a periodic basis. Small elevations of liver enzymes over baseline on Lipitor (atorvastatin) is not an indication of liver damage and can be safely followed. ...Read more

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Could prevacid (lansoprazole) elevate liver enzymes?

Could prevacid (lansoprazole) elevate liver enzymes?

Yes, not common: Studies have shown that Prevacid (lansoprazole) has only rarely been associated with hepatic injury and elevated liver enzymes. Less than 1%. ...Read more

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Non-diabetic:ace inhibitors:nephrotoxic or protective.?Nephrectomy 87.Hptn.On toprol, (metoprolol) zestril, hctz, hydralazine;which to dc?/ckd 3a/age 69.

Non-diabetic:ace inhibitors:nephrotoxic or protective.?Nephrectomy 87.Hptn.On toprol, (metoprolol) zestril, hctz, hydralazine;which to dc?/ckd 3a/age 69.

ACE inh: Ace inhibitors are great medications for BP and diabetes and scledoderma hypertensive crisis. However, in some patientds they may adversely affect the kidneys, specially if there is underlying renovascular disease. Since you only have one kidney be very carefull. ...Read more

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Elevated kidney enzymes with dibeates?

Elevated kidney enzymes with dibeates?

Kidney trouble: It is well known that diabetes can lead to significant complications in the organs where there are very small blood vessels, i.e. Your eyes, your kidneys, and your feet and hands. If you are not getting good blood sugars on your treatment regimen this will only get worse. I would wish for you a good relationship with your diabetes doctor and good treatment to control your blood sugars. ...Read more

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Anascara, r/o"d liver, kidney, veins, thyroid, cardiac and meds.

Anascara, r/o"d liver, kidney, veins, thyroid, cardiac and meds.

Are you really: Swollen to the point of making a mark if pressed all over your body?? All the major organ systems have been ruled out. Has anyone looked at your diet or other aspects of your endocrine system?? ...Read more

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I'm on metoprolol, benicar, omeorazole, allegra, synthroid, (thyroxine) and ativan. Will any of these cause liver kidney or electrolyte issues? Or cardiac issues?

I'm on metoprolol, benicar, omeorazole, allegra, synthroid, (thyroxine) and ativan. Will any of these cause liver kidney or electrolyte issues? Or cardiac issues?

Unlikely: I guess the answer depends on whether you are a glass half empty or a glass half full person. You are not likely to have any of those adverse effects from the medications you listed, however there is no medication that is not associated with rare liver toxicity, and several of the medications on the list might have some of the other side effects you listed. Rarely. ...Read more

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What is e latest treatment for liver cirohsis....Hv hep c, cirohsis., 40% heart ejection fraction?

What is e latest treatment for liver cirohsis....Hv hep c, cirohsis., 40% heart ejection fraction?

Hcv: Hepatitis c treatment is a complex processs. If you are interested in treatment, you need to schedule an appointment with your local doctor to discuss the process. You are likely will have lots of questions and need the answers to make an informed decision. Given your heart condition with ef at 40 percent and age, you might not be a candidate. Treatment duration/agents depended on genotype. ...Read more

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How common is elevated liver enzymes while taking isotrentinoin?

Pretty rare to see: Significant elevation of liver enzymes is reported to be quite rare, although elevated lipids is quite common, esp. triglycerides and LDL. Mild elevation of LDH is reported as is elevated alk phosphatase, but not clinically significant enough to stop treatment. It is advised, however, to monitor regularly during treatment. ...Read more

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Is fatty liver dangerous?

Is fatty liver dangerous?

Absolutely-Cut Carbs: Fatty liver, especially from etoh & chronic hepatitis associated with cirrhosis (scarring throughout the liver & progressive liver failure, not reversible & leads portal hypertension, recurrent stomach./intestinal bleeding, feeling terrible & early death). Stop all etoh, get checked & txed for hepatitis & stop all carbs. Go lchf, see https://www.Healthtap.Com/#user_questions/810867. ...Read more

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Is fatty liver dangerous?

Is fatty liver dangerous?

Fatty liver dangers: Absolutely! It can be caused by a variety of things but each can cause cellular damage to the liver, then fibrosis, then even cirrhosis and liver failure. Obesity, pre diabetes and type 2 diabetes are causing non alcoholic fatty liver at an alarming rate, even in young kids. Prevention, early detection and treatment are key. ...Read more

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Hepc, liver cirohsis, mvr done 2006, hepatic encephalopathy grade 2, esophagus varices minor.Suddenly low blood pressure 85/58, pulse 65.Pl advice?

Hepc, liver cirohsis, mvr done 2006, hepatic encephalopathy grade 2, esophagus varices minor.Suddenly low blood pressure 85/58, pulse 65.Pl advice?

See a doctor: Do this immediately. You may be bleeding internally or something else like an episode of sepsis or adrenal insufficiency may be going on. You need to be seen acutely. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is low liver enzymes serious?

Is low liver enzymes serious?

No: Reference ranges are set up so that several percent of healthies fall outside. If the low 'zymes meant anything, you'd already know you have massive liver failure -- and you wouldn't be writing healthtap. ...Read more

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Is an elevated liver enzyme dangerous?

May be: Depends on the test and the level. Certainly it warrants some kind of explanation...Not to be blown off imho. ...Read more

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Does cipralex effect liver or kidneys?

Does cipralex effect liver or kidneys?

Most do, and ...: Signs of jaundice signal concern, but most side effects include: Blocked or runny nose (sinusitis) Decreased or increased appetite. Anxiety, restlessness, abnormal dreams, difficulties falling asleep, feeling sleepy, dizziness, yawning, tremors, prickling of the skin. Diarrhoea, constipation, vomiting, dry mouth. Increased sweating. Pain in muscle and joints (arthralgia and myalgia) ...Read more

Dr. George Mathew
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Metoprolol Tartrate (Definition)

Metoprolol tartrate is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more


Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Lopressor (Definition)

Lopressor is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more