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What else besides melatonin can I take to help me if my seroqel is started to make my liver hurt.

What else besides melatonin can I take to help me if my seroqel is started to make my liver hurt.

Melatonin : Try natural substances such as valerian which you could find at health food stores. ...Read more

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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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Will elevated liver function make your back hurt?

Will elevated liver function make your back hurt?

Maybe: Elevated liver function tests with swelling of the liver often is associated with liver tenderness when palpation is performed just beneath the rib cage. Back pain just beneath the right shoulder blade is commonly present with gallstone attacks, and this is often associated with elevated lft's. ...Read more

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Treating Liver Failure (Checklist)

See your liver specialist regularly
Every other month
Take prescribed medications carefully
Once
Avoid raw seafood and shellfish
Once
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Can seroqual make your liver hurt?

Seroquel: Possible when seroquel is prescribed for long time & your liver is already compromised, such as with hepatitis. ...Read more

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Can taking meds i'm taking like oxycontin percocet make my stomach hurt daily ? Or could it be effecting my liver i've been on pain killers 2 yrs now

Can taking meds i'm taking like oxycontin percocet make my stomach hurt daily ? Or could it be effecting my liver i've been on pain killers 2 yrs now

The opioids: Are used primarily for the management of severe acute pain, pain associated with trauma or surgery, and pain associated with cancer. Because of the addictive and tolerance potential of the opioids, they are not used for chronic nonmalignant pain. In some patients, the use of an opioid drug alone may cause intolerable side effects or provide inadequate pain relief. ...Read more

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Treating Liver Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself. If you're gaining weight, tell your doctor.
Daily
Take medications as directed by your doctor
Daily
Elevate legs to help with swelling
3x day
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Can recreational drugs hurt my liver?

Can recreational drugs hurt my liver?

Yessssssssss: Recreational drugs can affect everything in the body. Better think of your health. ...Read more

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When your liver hurts, is that a bad sign?

When your liver hurts, is that a bad sign?

What's causing pain?: The liver itself has no pain fibers, as true with brain--either can be sliced with a surgical tool and no pain. The capsule or linings of each organ has pain fibers. Unlikely to have 'liver pain' unless something is irritating the lining. So, find out what's causing the pain, and how to stop it will become clear. Try the following: stop-if ingesting-alcohol, coffee, hot/spicy foods, Aspirin drugs. ...Read more

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Treating Liver Failure (Checklist)

Minimize animal protein in your diet
daily
Take all meds as prescribed
daily
Especially take lactulose to reduce blood ammonia
daily
And avoid constipation
daily
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How badly would it hurt after donating part of my liver & how long would recovery take?

How badly would it hurt after donating part of my liver & how long would recovery take?

It depends: It depends on the type of donation. Left lobe donation (to a child) is an easier operation with a shorter recovery. Right lobe donation (to an adult) is much more complicated and is associated with pain, possible death, bile duct complications in up to 30%, and can take 3-6 months to recover from. You would need to discuss this with the surgeon. ...Read more

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