Ibuprofen toxicity level

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Avatar f tn The B6 test came back and my level is only 49 which doesn't really indicate toxicity (or does it?).
Avatar n tn My boyfriend got B6 toxicity from just taking a B-Complex vitamin daily. The neurologist said his level was 8 times higher than normal. Now the tests say that the B6 is out of his system, but he still has neuropathy symptoms. He feels painful "electric shocks" mostly in his feet, toes and hands, but sometimes chest and abs too. It's really depressing because he's always been fit, healthy and athletic.
315996 tn?1429057829 These three cases involved patients with a spectrum of HCV disease from relatively mild hepatitis to cirrhosis, and suggest that toxicity from ibuprofen in patients with HCV is not dependent on severity of disease. Because of the high renin state that exists in cirrhosis, NSAIDs are known to reduce creatinine clearance secondary to marked reduction in prostaglandin E2 levels (2).
Avatar f tn I had knee surgery a year ago and have been taking approximately 400 mg of ibuprohen daily for pain. Can this be a temporary toxicity to the pain med with a return to higher level of my GFR upon cessation? Praying in Texas!
Avatar f tn I take on avaerge 450-600mg of codeine a day (thats counting tablets and multiplying by the amount) (I don't even want to count the accompanying ibuprofen or paracetamol - ughhh!). No other meds of any kind. Obviously not all of this would get absorbed etc, but is this an amount that will produce small / moderate / big withdrawals? I have never gone far enough into detox to find out, its more the mental craving that gets me.
Avatar n tn I'm a stage 1 Grade 2, and so I was thinking that I could pretty much take whatever I want, however -- I've been taking ibuprofen (600-800mg) whenever I darn well please and my AST/ALT are higher than they should be (58/62)so I'm wondering if I should even be taking that. I have heard people on this forum advise to take a good iron free multi-vitiman. But thats about it. I'm a member of another board (jovo)and there is a regimine that most of them take. BUT NONE of them are TX'ing.
Avatar m tn low levels can cause symptoms of mania or depression. You will need to learn how to keep your lithium carbonate blood levels at a safe and effective level and to recognize the signs of high lithium carbonate, which include drowsiness, muscle twitching, and diarrhea. It is very important to have your blood tested regularly (from every week to every 6 or 12 months) to check lithium carbonate blood levels. You also need to be aware of the following.
Avatar f tn I was told ibuprofen too. and yesterday he said that I could take many as 800 mg at a time twice a day for headaches etc. I rarely touch the stuff though except on shot nights and then I only take one 200 mg. It never took much for me anyway.
Avatar n tn Tylenol, Aleve, Ibuprofen (up to 800 mgs), etc., and was even diagnosed with a case of rebound headache ultimately due to ergotamine toxicity (due to taking too much Migril). I was put on Pamelor and after a while things got better. I now get headaches a few times a week. Sometimes I get none, sometimes I get them 3-4 times a week at the most. I have been taking Fiorinal for my headaches for at least the last 5-6 years and find that it works best for me.
Avatar n tn everything has some level of toxicity, take what works for you. It is worse to live with the ill effects of hep c. I took the sister med of vicodin; vicoprofen, ibuprofen instead of tylenol works better for me. don't fret too much about the upcoming Tx. you might do better than some.
Avatar n tn One of Vicophrofen's active ingrdient is Ibuprofen. Ibuprofen, like other NSAID's does stress both the liver and kidneys, as well as possibly causing bleeding ulcers. From what I've read and heard, Ibuprofen is not recommended for those on treatment, Tylenol (acetaminophen)is preferred. http://www.healthsquare.com/newrx/vic1481.htm http://www.medicinenet.com/ibuprofen/article.htm http://hepatitis-central.com/hcv/hepatitis/ibuprophen.html http://www.hivandhepatitis.com/hiv_hbv_co_inf/101501a.
519936 tn?1218859065 At least my tummy feels better! To respond to a few questions I do not believe I have an exposure or toxicity issue because I just had a baby in July of 2007 and I was nursing him until I became aware of my liver enzymes. So, I avoided taking medications for almost two years other than occasional tylenol or ibuprofen. I stopped nursing for fear that I would transmit something to him via the breastmilk, however my docs have assured me that what I have is not contagious.
Avatar m tn In a presentation, Dr Bernstein stated that Tylenol was safer to take than ibuprofen, the latter was responsible for more cases of fulminant hepatitis than acetaminophen was. It did not matter to me, I still take ibuprofen because it is the most effective of the two. That is the reason we take pain meds. why take any of them if it is not working?
Avatar n tn These often work well in combination as codeine takes longer to start taking effect, and it has different molecular targets to ibuprofen. Ibuprofen works well on arthritic inflammation. Anticonvulsants are another medication that may be effective as pain suppression medication. Two particular ones widely used for pain caused by the nervous system itself are neurontin aka gabapentin and lyrica aka pregabalin. These interfere with the modulation of neural signals, dampening them down.
948882 tn?1270557407 It is reported that the risk of HCC might be higher with an increasing level of hepatitis B virus (HBV) viral load and the presence of genotype C and common variants in the precore and basal core promoter regions. **** et al studied an in vitro 1.5X hepatitis B virus (HBV) replication system that could generate high level of such viruses, which the investigators believed would help compare the replication capacity among the virus strains associated with high and low risk of HCC.
233616 tn?1312790796 0% paracetamol by weight for up to 18 months. At the 1.0% dosage level, 20% of rats of both sexes developed neoplastic nodules of the liver, a statistically significant incidence. These rats also showed gross enlargement of their livers and an increase in foci of cellular alteration, the latter also being observed in the low dosage male rats. Papillomas of the transitional epithelium of the bladder developed in all paracetamol-treated groups, and three rats bore bladder carcinomas.
317787 tn?1473362051 Hi my platelets were the first thing that alerted my doctor to the fact I had Hep C. Right after I finished treating my platelets were higher than they had been in years. 165 vs 75 so I was really happy. I had also stopped taking ibuprofen like it was safe. My biopsy showed "wisps of collagen which suggested possible transition to cirrhosis" so I was graded a 4 for cirrhosis even though my original Hepatologist felt I should have been graded a 3.
519936 tn?1218859065 To respond to a few questions I do not believe I have an exposure or toxicity issue because I just had a baby in July of 2007 and I was nursing him until I became aware of my liver enzymes. So, I avoided taking medications for almost two years other than occasional tylenol or ibuprofen. I stopped nursing for fear that I would transmit something to him via the breastmilk, however my docs have assured me that what I have is not contagious.
242516 tn?1368227505 Studies of anti-vira drugs (Tamiflu and Relenza with limited data sets) show no evidence of toxicity to either pregnant or breast-feeding moms (CMAJ 7/7/09). Because of the potential danger of H1N1 in pregnancy, CDC strongly recommends treatment of pregnant women with an ILI. Folks with with ILI should stay home and isolate themselves as much as possible.
948882 tn?1270557407 15 In general, for the HBeAg-positive patient population that is identified with evidence of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) disease, treatment is advised to be administered when the HBV DNA level is ≥20,000 IU/mL (105 copies/mL) and when serum ALT is elevated for 3-6 months.
1207048 tn?1282177904 3 times per day Flexeril 10mg, 3-4 times per day Tramadol 50mg 4 times a day Vicodin as needed Klonipin as needed I also take 1000 mg of Ibuprofen when needed and Extra Strength tylenol as needed. My pain is not managed at all. I have been referred to a neuropathic pain specialist and am waiting for my appointment. I am on low doses of all of these medications. I know there isn't anything that takes it away, but I want something that has more of a punch.
Avatar n tn Doctors continue to use the 101 level logic that Ibuprofen is processed by the kidneys, and Tylenol is process by the liver so ergo use Ibuprofen. But Hepatitis C thins the blood and won't allow the kidneys to process Ibuprofen. All the big liver clinics use Tylenol. And Narco for heavier pains. who cares if this thread is 9 years old? I've had every doctor in the last 4 years use the 101 logic.
1011752 tn?1269245119 I take my Lithium (which is extended-release) at night. My last level (on 1200mg) was 1.0, and the toxic level is about 1.5. I trust this doctor - he wasn't afraid to do the Lithium with all of my complex medical history. Other psychiatrists would not have anything to do with Lithium for me, and basically (over the long run, and my history with Lithium), I think I am doing well on it. I go for a level on Tuesday, 8 Sep. I guess we'll see.
1523804 tn?1316564509 If Jesus could turn water into wine, perhaps, on some level, I could turn interferon into something user friendly; at least user friendly enough to fire up an SVR outcome!! MMM - so, it looks as though I need 'home grown chickens' on my 'to do' list; sounds good!!
233616 tn?1312790796 Should I take this, since the other did nothing dilemnas are even more complex when you factor in whether your liver will metabolize it properly or cause more toxicity. Most of the time, I'm just trying to ride things out with nada since nothing helps that much, but that's only a healthy choice if you aren't stressing out your heart and adrenals with 7-9 scale pain.
Avatar f tn I used it during tx to calm the nerves, increase the appetite, and just level me out..I have since stopped. My Dr was completely aware of it, and did not have anything against it.
Avatar f tn I started out d therapy in November 2010. I jumped right in with 10,000 iu/ day. Starting level was 9 ng/ml. Retest was done in February and am now 38. I reduced my dose to 5000iu/day. I'm having longer periods of time when I feel sooo much better ( hours at a time)! I still have some symptoms, but, not as constant and my recovery times are muuuuch better. I can totally see the light at the end of the tunnel and think I'll be having a pain free summer!
Avatar n tn direct cellular toxicity; and hepatic involvement. However, much of the evidence so far comes from limited case studies, and clear evidence of an association requires rechallenge tests (in which the suspected drug is given again briefly after recovery from the first occurrence of pancreatitis), consistent case reports, evidence from animal experiments, and data on the incidence of acute pancreatitis during drug trials (Wilmink and Frick, 1996).