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Medicine For Fatty Liver
In the vast majority: Of cases, this is a benign condition. A small percentage go on to get Cirrhosis. The cure is weight loss. ...Read more
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
Weight loss/exercise: Gradual weight loss and moderate exercise would help. ...Read more
Is it possible to cure fatty liver disease? Any advice on what medicine to take to cure the disease?
Hi I have fatty liver what medicine should I take doing excersize not losing weight and I am on serious diet as well thanks?
Get hard-core: I trust hepatitis c and wilson's have been ruled out (wilson's is tricky). If you exercise really hard and diet really seriously, you're going to lose weight and get buffed. This is the best thing for your liver, and a wonderful gift for yourself as well. Your physician can advise you about medicine, and there are some natural / holistic remedies worth investigating. ...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
OK with Dr. Approval: Azee® is azithromycin, a commonly used antibiotics. However, your symptoms probably are due to a virus, and no antibiotic will help. If a doctor believes you have a bacterial infection on top of the virus, and if s/he recommends this treatment, take it as advised. But don't do it on your own. If you do need to take it, no worries about your liver; azithromycin is safe in liver disease. ...Read more
Hi can you help me I have fatty liver any good cure medicine to help me I am on serious diet not loosing weight better idea please thanks?
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
Hi doctors any solution for tiredness I have fatty liver and always so tired any medicines can help?
Multiple factors.: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease occurs when liver has trouble breaking down fats, causing fat to build up in your liver tissue. Both obesity and Insulin resistance probably play a strong role in the disease process. Excessive carbohydrates such as soft drinks can lead to problem. Proper diet and exercise help in certain cases to reverse the fatty liver. Sometimes fatty liver progresses to cirrhosis. ...Read more
Hi once again is iron supplement is good for fatty liver or not and what medicine should I try thanks?
Never heard of this: Iron supplement has no effect on fatty liver. The only useful interventions would be weight control (over weight is the common cause of fatty liver) and minimize alcohol use in case you drink. Daily exercise would help you more than anything else besides reduced fat intake in your food. ...Read more
My sgot is 99 and sgpt is 109 and my weight is 93 and mild fatty liver. Which medicine should I take please help me.
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
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
45 yrs old male with hypertension, diabetes mellitus, grade1 fatty liver and a grade 1 prostatomegally. What medicine should I take?
Ask you doctor: Determining what medicine to take for your medical problems is not as simple as a cookbook recipe. It is based on a complete history, physical examination, and ultimately a relationship between two individuals regarding lifestyle, risk tolerance, and education. These things are a two way street with your doctor. I hope this helps! ...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
Reflux Rx: 53 F with past surgery for reFLUX GERD with fatty liver and kidney stone asks what reflux medicine ca. I take. The and safest Rx is to put the head of your bed up on 8 inch blocks which you can get in bed and bath or diy stores. Try this or a week more and may not need meds. If not recommended before should maybe see a real GI DR. ...Read more
I have been diagnosis and got fatty liver. My ALT (SGPT) is 92, Lipid & Glucose e okay! Which is quiet high level. What will I do now? Dr prescribed these medicines: Viusid, Epaset, Milk Thistle & Urcodil 300mg. Are these medicine okay?
Get 2nd opinion: Milk thistle won't help. The main support for Viusid is an article from an obscure group in Cuba. Epaset is an irrational mix of nutrients. You need to have hepatitis C and Wilson's ruled out, and hit the gym really hard if you want to save your health. I see you also take hormone therapy of some sort. You need a relationship with an authentic, scientific physician. Your liver wants exercise. ...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
If iam 28 yrs old got fatty liver, not obese, not diabetic, no medecines, no alcohol, can I rule out hep if I tested neg hiv, hep a, b, c 1, 5 post exposure?
Fatty liver: If you have tested negative for viral hep recently, you can probably rule it out. There are other causes of NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis or fatty liver). Medications, autoimmune or inherited liver disease, rapid weight loss, and malnutrition. Make sure you rule these out as well. ...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
Liver has more fat: A person with mild fatty liver likely has gotten extra fat in most other places in the body, and probably is eating more sugar and plain carbs than he should be. Exercise, weight loss, and a low sugar and low carbs diet will help. He should work with his primary care doctor to see if he needs medication or further testing, as there can be other causes of fatty liver, plus cholesterol problems. ...Read more