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Medications To Avoid With A Fatty Liver
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
What foods should I avoid with a fatty liver from being obese? I am scared to eat anything thinking it will make it worse
No clear ideal: But some hepatologists suggest avoidance of saturated and total fat. In the end, there isn't a clear dietary winner, but a healthy diet with limited processed foods, with sound vegetable and fruit intake will almost always be reasonable. But calorie control is key. As whatever diet allows for safe, controlled weight loss will likely help improve your fatty liver disease. ...Read more
Good Eating: The major thing you want to stay away from is alcohol. Also if you are a diabetic you need to follow the nutrition plan you have with your physician. Try to limit you fat and sugar intake. Fatty liver is reversible and keeping a healthy diet along with removing alcohol will aid in this. ...Read more
Modify lifestyle: Fatty liver occurs thru delivery of dietary fat/fatty acids to liver, excess carbohydrate, impaired export of triglyceride from liver cells, & augmented trigylceride production. Fix it by controlling diabetes, obesity, cholesterol, & avoid alcohol. Gallstones (usually cholesterol) are less diet responsive, but low fiber, high refined carbohydrate diets are associated; vegetarians get fewer stones. ...Read more
Maybe nothing: If you're not having any symptoms, (the vast majority of patients with gallstones do not,) you do not need a special diet. Now, if you begin to have symptoms (bloating, dyspepsia, nausea, right upper quadrant or right upper back pain,) then a lower fat diet may reduce your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
NASH maybe, EtOH no: It was long thought that alcoholic liver disease was caused by problems with diet, and in fact it was called (when I was a med student) "nutritional cirrhosis." Using baboons, Charles Lieber, a liver specialist who focused on alcohol, found that diet had NOTHING to do with it, and it was purely a toxic effect of alcohol, which also has some hereditary determinants. Diet/exercise can help NASH. ...Read more
Yes, fatty liver can affect drug efficacy.
If that is happening you need to see your gastroenterologist again.
Not every patient with fatty liver will respond well to the same medication but it is hard to know that before any medication is prescribed.
Any ongoing concerns please follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
Fatty liver since 1999. Recent upper right side abdomen mild pain discomfort off on shifting position. US abdomen Feb 16. Advice, drugs, tests?
Reverse risk factors: Fatty liver is incredibly common, predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, the greater the chance of fatty liver. Addressing these risks is an important step to correcting fatty liver. Distinguish hepatosteatosis (fatty liver) from steatohepatitis (fatty liver with abnormal liver tests that risks cirrhosis & liver cancer). ...Read more
Scanning showed fatty liver am non alcoholic and took paracetamol from 1month daily 500mg Am 21and 86kg 5'8height Suggestions for cure and medications?
Check meds and diet:
Fatty liver has many causes which include high fat diet, diabetes, alcohol or drug abuse. Review your medications (including recreational drugs) to see if one them could be the cause. Make sure you are on a healthy high fiber diet.
FYI, acetaminophen has been associate with liver damage. Talk to your doctor about the significance of fatty liver and drug interactions. ...Read more
I have a grade 3 fatty liver. I'm taking drugs for anxiety and blood pressure. Please advise me on how to reduce fatty liver?
Weight loss: Fatty liver may be either from alcohol or obesity/diabetes. To reduce the possibility of progression to cirrhosis, stop/limit drinking and lose weight through exercise and healthy eating. Exercise and healthy eating can also improve both your high blood pressure and anxiety. ...Read more
Hi how would u know that gallstones has gone already? I took medication for a month with my fatty liver and gallstones, wat does turbid urine means
Gallstones: 34 F Hi how would u know that gallstones has gone already? I took medication for a month with my fatty liver and gallstones, wat does turbid urine means. ANS: you will not likely know and they will not likely go away with meds. Turbid means different things to different observers and looking at urine would be better. But likely means you are dehydrated. Ask your Dr there. ...Read more
3 weeks on rinitidine for gerd. Having pain around my liver area and diagnosed with fatty liver. Does rinitidine damage the liver? Better drug?
No...: Ranitidine is a common otc remedy for heartburn and indigestion. Like any drug it has side effects but fatty liver is not one of them. The RUQ pain you are having might be related to fatty liver if it is enlarged and swollen. Fatty liver is caused by a build-up of excess of fat in the normal liver cells and is most commonly caused by eating excess calories. ...Read more
Is it ok to eat "healthy fats" like those in avocado and nuts when you have a significantly fatty liver or should you avoid fat altogether?
Fatty liver: Does. It come from infested fats. Go ahead ...Read more
How to control/reverse liver cirrhosis & portal hypertension? Is sr9238 compound effective in reversing fatty liver? If so, which drug contains it?
Control underlying: Depends what the underlying cause is; for fatty liver disease/nash, control Insulin resistance; for alcoholic, stop alcohol, and for hepatitis virus, treat the virus. The compound is very new and exciting, but will take years of testing before it is available for clinical use. ...Read more
Hello, my sgpt is 113, sgot 50. No hepa b or c. I have a fatty liver. What is the best medication to normalize my enzyme in 1 month? Thanks
No meds for Liver:
There are no medications to heal the liver. Honestly. You must change your life, your diet and your weight. You must avoid anything else that can stress the liver like tylenol (acetaminophen) and Acetaminophen products, no alcohol.
Please use this wake up call to get healthy. You need your liver to grow old. ...Read more
I'm 32 My SGPT is 81 and SGOT is 55. I am on medication Colchicine, URicaria and Flenoflex for cholesterol or fatty liver. Am I in danger?
Yes: It's very likely that the elevated SGOT and SGPT are from non-alcoholic fatty liver. I'm going to assume you're alcohol-free, and do not have hepatitis B or C or hemochromatosis or Wilson's or autoimmune hepatitis. While fatty liver and cholesterol are largely genetic, you'd be doing yourself a huge favor by getting back into the intense physical fitness stuff you enjoyed as a teen. ...Read more
Can Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (no inflammation) speed up your metabolism and cause you to poorly absorb antidepressant medication?
Fatty liver: The absorption and metabolism of antidepressants are totally different systems. It depends on the antidepressant as well as any other drugs you may be taking at the same time. However, in general fatty liver disease will slowly metabolize most antidepressants, thereby inc blood levels. ...Read more
I had sever itch in hand and foot. 22pregnant. Lft normal. H/o fatty liver and drug induce hepatitis. What is next?
Pregnancy rashes: Many rashes are common in pregnancy- the mahority ...Read more
Have Epstein-Barr. Pain on right side; swelling; elevated AST/ALT. No drinking/drugs/Hep/fatty liver risks. U/S normal. Share possible causes?
Liver Inflammation: With Epstein-Barr virus can come inflammation of your liver. It will usually resolve as you recover from the virus. However, it will be important for your doctor to follow you to be sure it resolves. If it does not, you will need to be worked up for other possible causes. ...Read more
I have high iron 327 fatty liver hepatitis C genotype 1 thyroid osteoporosis my liver is working fine what food I should avoid?
Healthjy diet will h: Fatty liver usually occurs when you are overweight. So you need to eat healthy and lose some weight (also begin daily exercise). You should adopt reduced fats in your diet and reduce refined carbohydrates like sugar and starches. Avoid animal fats and switch to a plant based, low caloric diet with ample portions of veggies and fruits in your diet. ...Read more
My husband has alcoholic cardiomyopathy, fatty liver and high blood pressure. His heart beats rapidly without his medication. What is his prognosis?
Is taking whey protein good for fatty liver and get rid of belly fat for 43yr old male 210ilb 5'10 with borderline high cholesterol taking no medicati?
No: Protein will not affect fatty liver nor get rid of belly fat. You may have a genetic predisposition to store fat around your waist. Fatty liver could be due to high lipid levels from genetic and dietary factors, excessive alcohol use, and other liver problems. If not doing already, making lifestyle changes including eating healthy 5 times per day, and exercising 2 1/2 hours per week can help. ...Read more
Have Epstein-Barr. Pain on right side; swelling; elevated AST/ALT. No drinking/drugs/Hep/fatty liver risks. U/S normal. What could it be? Lymph nodes?
Benign: Liver enzymes will come back normal in few weeks. Where do u have the swelling. If on the right side of the neck then yes it is a lymph node ...Read more
Find the cause: If you drink alcohol, stop now. You may perhaps have one of the uncommon genetic syndromes with fatty liver; if you otherwise feel well, this is most unlikely. I trust that hepatitis c and wilson's have been ruled out. What to do? If your physician agrees, hit the fitness circuit like a maniac. You'll make friends, be happy, feel great, and probably get your health back. ...Read more
I'm just wondering, if you have a fatty liver does that mean that your liver is going into organ failure?
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