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Dr. Marvin Ott
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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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Ear infection have Tramadol+Clindamycin. 37yr, 5'11,~205lbs male. Healthy liver/kidneys tested recently. What is the max Tramadol dose within 24 hr?

Ear infection have Tramadol+Clindamycin. 37yr, 5'11,~205lbs male. Healthy liver/kidneys tested recently. What is the max Tramadol dose within 24 hr?

Tramadol: Not at all sure why you would be taking tramadol for an ear infection. A simple decongestant and antiinflammatory like ibuprofen, should suffice for pain. Also, Clindamycin is pretty strong for initial treatment of an ear infection. ...Read more

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Taking Ultram 50-100mg/day. Do I need to worry about liver or kidneys? How is it metabolized?

Taking Ultram 50-100mg/day. Do I need to worry about liver or kidneys? How is it metabolized?

Liver: Ultram is metabolized through the liver, which should be monitored if one is on chronic therapy. Consult with your doctor if you continue to use ultram longer than 4 weeks. ...Read more

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I have cirrhosis and experience pain under right rib cage. My GI said liver was inflamed and prescribed tramidol. How serious is this condition?

I have cirrhosis and experience pain under right rib cage. My GI said liver was inflamed and prescribed tramidol. How serious is this condition?

Serious: Cirrhosis is a serious condition, and can lead to liver failure. The tramadol will help with pain, but you need to make sure you follow their instructions. ...Read more

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How can we know or check if my chronic pancreatitis condition is getting cured or worse. liver+CBP+sugar test r normal.eating creon+ursoidal,tramodol?

How can we know or check if my chronic pancreatitis condition is getting cured or worse. liver+CBP+sugar test r normal.eating creon+ursoidal,tramodol?

Serum Lipase: May be helpful as well as other inflammatory markers. Ultrasound of the pancreas may show some structural changes or cysts. You need to confer with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been taking ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) for 4 years (2-3 tablets when I have pain). Is this okay? Will my liver get damaged?

I have been taking ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) for 4 years (2-3 tablets when I have pain). Is this okay? Will my liver get damaged?

Possibly: 2-3 tablets per dose every 4-6 hours or only 2-3 tablets per day? Are you taking any other Tylenol/Acetominophen-containing meds? Liver damage & acute liver failure can occur at lower doses but is usually associated with using more than 4000 mg or acetominophen per day. If you're using only 2-3 pills per day, damage isn't likely.2-3 pills 4-6 times per day - you can easily damage liver. ...Read more

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Why is tramadol addicting?

Why is tramadol addicting?

ONLY FOR SOME: Nearly anything that stimulates the 'pleasure center' in the brain can be addicting. Not everyone has the same effects from using tramadol, but those who get a 'high' or 'rush' are at high risk of addiction. ...Read more

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Is tramadol good for pain?

Good analgesic: Tramadol is one of the only non-narcotic pain "killers" on the market. It is good for mild to moderate pain but is fairly short acting, clinically providing pain reduction for 2-4 hours, on average. It comes in an er (extended release) form for patients with chronic daily pain. Ask your doctor for advise if this agent is right for you. ...Read more

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Is it illegal to possess tramadol?

Is it illegal to possess tramadol?

It is not an: illicit substance. However, it should be prescribed for the user. It will be classified as a Schedule IV substance in the US effective on 18 August 2014. ...Read more

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Tramadol (Definition)

A synthetic analgesic for treatment of ...Read more