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I have Gilbert's disease and was prescribed Lortab after tonsillectomy. How can I tell if my liver will tolerate the Acetaminophen well? Eyes r yellow

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Icterus = yellow eye

Jaundice refers to yellow tinge in skin tone while icterus refers to whites of eyes turning yellowish, both due to excess bilirubin, a consequence of Gilbert's syndrome, which is typically considered benign.
Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gilberts-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20024904. Most folks w/GS should be able to tolerate acetaminophen but keep

In brief: Icterus = yellow eye

Jaundice refers to yellow tinge in skin tone while icterus refers to whites of eyes turning yellowish, both due to excess bilirubin, a consequence of Gilbert's syndrome, which is typically considered benign.
Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gilberts-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20024904. Most folks w/GS should be able to tolerate acetaminophen but keep
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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine

In brief: Patients

with Gilbert's SYNDROME have NORMAL LIVERS there are no contraindications to Acetaminophen!!!!!!!!!!!!The level of bilirubin changes .
.especially when you are ill from other reasons and may show up iin your eyes.... Hope this helps! Dr Z

In brief: Patients

with Gilbert's SYNDROME have NORMAL LIVERS there are no contraindications to Acetaminophen!!!!!!!!!!!!The level of bilirubin changes .
.especially when you are ill from other reasons and may show up iin your eyes.... Hope this helps! Dr Z
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