Naproxen side effects on liver

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Avatar_m_tn That will determine what drugs you can take safety without further damaging your liver. Aleve's main ingredient Naproxen sodium is for the relief of inflammation, pain and stiffness. It is commonly taken by persons with arthritis. If you have arthritis you should see a doctor. Good luck!
Avatar_f_tn Has anyone else ever experienced any side effects like this from anything containing the naproxen?
1207048_tn?1282177904 I'm hoping some past or present Rebif users can tell me how bad their side effects were, if they went away after being on the medicine for a while, and what you did to minimize side effects? Thanks so much for your help!
320242_tn?1237485180 Heather told me she warmed it using a heating pad on low and this helped reduce the side effects. I can't recommend the heating pad unless you carefully measure the temp and don't warm it more than the package insert states, but hand warming would be completely safe. Yes, definitely take the full dose of Advil (at least 600mg if you can tolerate three pills) an hour before the shot. You actually should clear all this with your doctor or by calling the Biogen-Idec Hotline.
1139187_tn?1355710247 FLUSH in the face Feeling of getting a head cold Hard to get into a deep sleep Small headache that comes and goes Of course im hyper now, but compared to the way I felt before which I can only describe as near death, I feel much better. Has anyone else had these side effects after starting meds? Also can we drink wine?
Avatar_f_tn Which I do know is a sulphamide and I am allergic to sulpha drugs, but in turn, the side effects to Celebrex also mentioned if a rash develops it could be related to liver disease...I was only on the Celebrex for 2 days, so I am still in the dark about the rash. Often at times, I am waking up in the night because of the pain.
Avatar_n_tn I printed out a 10 page list of everything you need to know about metoprolol, including side effects and interactions. If you can't find it, leave me a fax number and i'll fax it over to you.
Avatar_m_tn The treatment of hepatitis C patients with advanced cirrhotic liver disease remains challenging and data on the outcome of treatment for this patient group is limited. Results: Between September 2000 and August 2004, 61 cirrhotic patients started treatment with pegylated interferon and ribavirin (42 male, age range 29–69 years, 26 Asian).
Avatar_n_tn It's the constant drinking and tylenol intake that takes a toll on the liver. I do not drink, but I have been taking 3000mg of tylenol daily for years. I have expressed my concern to my doctor more than once (who just last month lowered the dose to 1950mg per day at my insistance). The FDA does say that long term acceptable dosing of tylenol does not cause liver damage - I just don't want to take the chance. You should not take more than 4000 mg of acetaminophen a day.
Avatar_n_tn AST enzyme is also made in heart and muscle besides being made in the liver, but ALT is only made in liver. Something's going on and causing you damage.
Avatar_n_tn it carries a few side effects but as far as I cn tell is not addictive. If I am wrong in that regard I am sure someone here will correct me.
Avatar_f_tn I've been on Rebif since Sept 2009. I was terrified of the possible side effects. So far, no problems, either with flu-like sfx, liver, etc. You'll find lots of good tips here for how to inject easily, how to avoid the sfx, etc -- but here's my experience: I take 2 Advil & 1 benadryl 30-45 minutes before I inject, and an additional Advil about an hour after. I use a heating pad to warm the shot site for a few minutwes both before & after the shot.
Avatar_n_tn This would mean that if I drank alcohol that afternoon, it is the same as if I had just taken 1 naproxen on top of whatever I'm drinking. Yes? I would think so because the liver still has that unit to metabolize on top of the alcohol you are now consuming. And I don't think that people taking this kind of medicine realize this, as the warning label just says "don't take with alcohol". Is my analysis correct?
Avatar_n_tn He also said that his father and even further back had them too. So make sure you talk to your family on your mother and fathers side if you know them.
Avatar_n_tn If you don't have anything you can take today, get some aleve, it's naproxen just not in the amount that a perscription would be, so take however many aleve add up to anywhere from 250mg to 500 mg depending on how your body responds to naproxen. ( if each aleve is 100 mg taking 5 is the same exact thing as taking a 500mg naproxen. It is the exact same drug just a lesser dosage per pill since it is over the counter) I really hope this helps. Let me know if you need anything.
86664_tn?1291561395 I'm in my 24th week of treatment and have had all sorts of side effects. The only time I really needed pain meds was for the first shot (which was a doozy) and once in a while afterwards here and there (usually just before my shot). I also took a couple of valium when I went to the ER for some relief from a really bad rash I had. Otherwise I get by without them ok. Also, I would think it's unlikely your doctor will prescribe them to you on an ongoing basis.
Avatar_m_tn I too have the exact problem and have had it for about two years. I have tried almost every product on the market which has had various side effects. Most recently I visited a Health store and they directed my to this product called Black Walnut & Wormwood herbal supplement. I have found that this product seems to make them less active on your body when comsumed with some type of liquids.
Avatar_n_tn The burning started yesterday and I just thought I was hot because I'm hot and then cold and that goes on all day. I'm pre-menopausal. Right now I have a burning sensation on my lower left side of my back. I also had one on the side of my hip while sleeping today. I had to check in the car if I put the seat warmers on because it was burning. I have syatic not sure of the spelling pain right now that is my entire left side from the hip down to my toes.
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Avatar_f_tn there is a spot on my nose that i've rubbed raw washing, trying to get these "things" out of my pores. these are not whiteheads, nor blackheads. these are clusters of white or fleshy hard and sticky plugs-- not filled with anything, but they stick straight out from the pores. They are not bumps. If I rub the area w/ a towel they do not rub off at all. I tried to remove one with tweezers, and it was very tacky (as in sticky) and clearly goes deep under the skin.
224927_tn?1189759426 Please be careful with the Naproxen, it is not an innocuous drug, check out the side effects.
Avatar_n_tn When I came home I read up the side effects and I seem to have all of them. My Doc said to try them again and within a week all the nastiness came back. Have now stopped again and feel so much better. I was blaming the methotrexate for feeling ill but I now know it wasn't, don't know what the long term effect will be re the naproxen. Is their an alternative to omeprazole ?
Avatar_f_tn I agree with rexx. Having cirrhosis and asking laymen for medical advice as to what drugs you should take in my opinion is a poor idea. Only a liver specialist can determine what drugs are safe for someone with cirrhosis. Especially now that you have gotten rid of the cause of your liver disease and don't want to add any further damage.
685623_tn?1283485207 Additionally, female pets that are intact (not spayed), are at an increased risk of side effects from estrogen poisoning. 7) ACE Inhibitors (e.g. Zestril, Altace) Angiotensin-converting enzyme (or “ACE”) inhibitors are commonly used to treat high blood pressure in people and, occasionally, pets. Though overdoses can cause low blood pressure, dizziness and weakness, this category of medication is typically quite safe.
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2202729_tn?1377554805 What analgesics a person can take is dependent on the amount of liver disease you have. Anyone with Stage 0-3 has a fully functioning liver and can take whatever they within dosing limits. If you have cirrhosis (and therefore damaged liver function) you should ONLY take Tylenol/acetaminophen. Other pain killers can cause serious and life-threatening complications in patients with cirrhosis.
Avatar_n_tn It is the foods with Vitamin K that are improtant to avoid, Vitamin K decreases the effects of Coumadin. Large amounts of vitamin K are found in foods such as liver, broccoli, brussels sprouts, spinach, Swiss chard, coriander, collards, cabbage, and other green leafy vegetables. Do not change the amount of these foods in your diet without first talking to your doctor. Avoid eating cranberries, drinking cranberry juice, or taking cranberry herbal products.
453731_tn?1225203108 Vitamin K decreases the effects of Coumadin. Large amounts of vitamin K are found in foods such as liver, broccoli, brussels sprouts, spinach, Swiss chard, coriander, collards, cabbage, and other green leafy vegetables. Do not change the amount of these foods in your diet without first talking to your doctor. Avoid eating cranberries, drinking cranberry juice, or taking cranberry herbal products. Avoid drinking alcohol, which can increase some of the side effects of Coumadin.
189269_tn?1189759425 Because of massive side effects on tx and post tx - (whether those were just excaberated by the tx or not) - my doc has kept me on Percocet 10/325. (tylenol substance is the 325 part). But I take one --- 1/4 every 4 hours - or a full one - once a day AS NEEDED. The problem is your liver --- and it filters everything that goes into your blood. It removes the toxins in your body. But EVERYONE is different. So depending on your biopsy - and your level of damage - discuss it with your doctor.