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Liver damage from tylenol (acetaminophen) use?

Liver damage from tylenol (acetaminophen) use?

Question?: I'm not sure what the question is - if you are asking if tylenol (acetaminophen) can damage the liver, then yes. The fda recently decreased the maximum dose for tylenol (acetaminophen) to 3, 000 mg per 24 hours in healthy adults. For kids or those with medical problems, the dose is even less. Overdosing on the active ingredient in tylenol (acetaminophen) is one of the worst deaths i've ever seen. ...Read more

Dr. Pamela Pappas
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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 much tylenol (acetaminophen) causes liver damage?

How much tylenol (acetaminophen) causes liver damage?

Over 3000-4000mg/day: Can cause liver damage. One time using 7000 mg or more can cause permanent liver damage which may take weeks, months or years to show up. ...Read more

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If both your kidney and liver functions have gone down, which is better pain med, tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen?

If both your kidney and liver functions have gone down, which is better pain med, tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen?

Why were they up?: It depends on what caused kidney / liver markers to go up. The liver self-repairs better, so if had to choose, would say tylenol (acetaminophen) and "regular" strength variety, not to exceed 3 grams / day maximum. Always ask your dr if specific concerns. ...Read more

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Can fatty liver increase and decrease liver enzymes all the time? Alt 110 AST 50 alp 103.... Bilirubin is 1.15 and direct 0.12

Can fatty liver increase and decrease liver enzymes all the time? Alt 110 AST 50 alp 103.... Bilirubin is 1.15 and direct 0.12

Yes: Liver elevations in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease rise and fall unpredictably. I trust hepatitis c and medication allergy have been ruled out. It's not widely known, but a key to managing non-alcoholic fatty liver is aerobic fitness -- think about increasing your commitment to an athletic lifestyle. ...Read more

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How to remove fluid in lungs with liver cirrhosis?

How to remove fluid in lungs with liver cirrhosis?

Drain it: Fluid accummulated around the lungs can be removed/drained with a needle and a suction tube. It is a commonly done procedure which can provide temporary relief. ...Read more

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Douse a liver disorder like hep c inhibit the ability of the liver to process achohol? douse the liver process achohol slower

Douse a liver disorder like hep c inhibit the ability of the liver to process achohol? douse the liver process achohol slower

Of course: any body with liver disease should be abstaining from alcohol alcohol can create liver disease and make existing one worst so yes you should be as far as oyu can from alcohol please ...Read more

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I need life expectancy for liver cirrhosis. He has hep c with an enlarged liver and fluid around it.

I need life expectancy for liver cirrhosis. He has hep c with an enlarged liver and fluid around it.

Difficult to say: With the approval of the latest round of hep C medicines, hep C has become a potentially treatable illness, sometimes even in the face of known cirrhosis. He needs to see a good hepatologist ASAP. In the meantime, no alcohol, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or shellfish. Good luck. ...Read more

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After gallbladder removal can elevate liver enzymes, can liver be congested cause stone to be performed in the liver, can affect pancreatic?

After gallbladder removal can elevate liver enzymes,  can liver be congested cause stone to be performed in the liver, can affect pancreatic?

Time and discussion: You had a cholecystectomy. The SGPT level may vary according to how recent the surgery was performed. Talk to your surgeon to see if an intrahepatic cholangiogram was performed and if stones were noted. Your surgeon will want to follow with you as she recovers. ...Read more

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Does oxycodone without acetaminophen harm the liver?

Does oxycodone without acetaminophen harm the liver?

No harm: Most of the debate about the role of opioids in chronic pain management is based upon both the safety and efficacy of these drugs and the potential for abuse. Opioids do not cause organ damage with long-term use. Oxycodone has a high risk for abuse and severe, possibly fatal, breathing problems. Be sure you know how to take oxycodone and what other drugs you should avoid taking with it. ...Read more

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Might it be that a person with cirrosis of the liver stage 2 filter blood through the liver at all?

Might it be that a person with cirrosis of the liver stage 2 filter blood through the liver at all?

Yes: Blood does continue to flow through the liver, but not as efficiently. See this site for more info. http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cirrhosis/pages/introduction.aspx. ...Read more

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Can glandular fever lead to confusion and high asl liver enzymes?

Can glandular fever lead to confusion and high asl liver enzymes?

Infectious mono: If by glandular fever you mean infectious mononucleosis, it can lead to hepatitis, fever and may be confusion. See this site for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/mononucleosis/ds00352. ...Read more

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Does fatty liver disease cause constant pain and discomfort? Alt=84. Us of liver shows excess fat in liver. Worried.

Does fatty liver disease cause constant pain and discomfort? Alt=84. Us of liver shows excess fat in liver. Worried.

Fatty liver painless: Fatty liver does not cause pain & discomfort classically. Did they do hepatitis panel & alphafetoprotein ? You must see a liver specialist- gastroenterologist. In the meantime lose weight. Avoid fructose,sucrose,trans fatty acids & brominated vegetable oils. Choose foods rich in lysine- Google for details or drhoffman.com Other supplements are omega3 fish oil capsules, Beet root,Vitamin B complex ...Read more

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Hepc, decomposed liver cirohsis, heart ejection fraction 40 %. Can new drug sofosbuvir still help in reducing the hep c infection?

Hepc, decomposed liver cirohsis, heart ejection fraction 40 %. Can new drug sofosbuvir still help in reducing the hep c infection?

It may but no: Guarantees. God bless u! http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/features/hepatitis-c-alternative-treatments. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/cm/.

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Met colon cancer pt with liver mets . Has enteritis so on antibiotics . Fever , nausea and bilirubin fluctuating up and down... Can This be liver failing ?

Met colon cancer pt with liver mets . Has enteritis so on antibiotics .
Fever , nausea and bilirubin fluctuating up and down... Can
This be liver failing ?

Yes: if the bilirubin is going up, then the liver is obstructed and cannot get rid of it and.. is failing but can be fixed perhaps by putting a tube through to the intestines. If the liver enzymes are elevated and the proteins the liver puts out (albumin and clotting proteins) are low, then it is failing. ...Read more

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Fluid in lungs related to liver cirrhosis?

In severe cases: When the Albumin in the blood goes down, fluid can leak all over the body including the lungs. ...Read more

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Fatty liver can the liver keep you from losing weight?

Fatty liver can the liver keep you from losing weight?

No.Fatty liver is: Usually the result of having too much body fat and will improve as one loses weight ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more