Which tranquilizer is the safest on the liver????

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Reza
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   Posted 6/25/2007 12:51 AM (GMT -7)   
hi folks.

I have hepatitis, and I really need to be careful about what meds I take. I'm currently taking xanax
lowered dose from 4mg day to 1.5-2 I was wondering which med is safest for the liver?

Thanks in advance for the help
reza :

Howlyncat
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   Posted 6/25/2007 2:54 AM (GMT -7)   
reza
I think with your health issues it would be wisest to talk to your doctor about this
Not that we dont want to help you but giving you wrong info cou;ld be very detrimental to you

Please do stay with us hun and post more



Sorry couldnt help you more

God Bless

LYN

** TrAZADONE is one that does not effect your liver I take it nightly and fall asleep within 20 minutes /have my liver checked every 2 weeks for another DD..Just a thought 

Non narcotic and non habit forming ........


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   Posted 6/25/2007 4:56 PM (GMT -7)   

Hello reza,

I am Kitt.  I agree with Lynn as you already have a liver problem, your physician should be the one to advise you on this question.

I have read that if you have liver problem Trazodone may be acceptable in a low dose but again it comes with the warning in rare cases may cause liver damage.

Sorry but it is not  a question for non-professionals.

Keep posting and let us know what med your physician suggests.


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Post Edited (stkitt) : 6/26/2007 5:02:33 PM (GMT-6)


harry4
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   Posted 6/26/2007 1:15 PM (GMT -7)   

trazodone is an antidepressant or a sleeping pill

I agree, ask your doc, I assume all xanax type meds would be the same for the liver


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