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I have been taking Depakote and Effexor (venlafaxine) for a lil over a decade, worried abouy my liver will detoxing help it and if yes, what are the best ways ?
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Dr. Richard Rhoden
Psychiatry
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In brief: Get blood test
Liver function can and should be checked periodically by a simple blood test ordered by your doctor. Also, the actual blood level of Depakote and the need for both medicines should be checked periodically.
The liver itself is a detoxifier; changing medication or specific medical treatment, if needed, should be advised by your doctor. No home remedy is reliable or recommended.

In brief: Get blood test
Liver function can and should be checked periodically by a simple blood test ordered by your doctor. Also, the actual blood level of Depakote and the need for both medicines should be checked periodically.
The liver itself is a detoxifier; changing medication or specific medical treatment, if needed, should be advised by your doctor. No home remedy is reliable or recommended.
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