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Liver inflammation is a relatively common side effect of medications. Some commonly prescribed medications include the following:

  • Acetaminophen over the counter (Tylenol, Panadol) but also in prescription pain medications (Lortab, Vicodin, Norco)
  • Statins (medications used to control elevated blood cholesterol levels)
  • Antibiotics (amoxiciilin-clavulinic acid [Augmentin, Augmentin XR], nitrofurantoin [Macrodantin, Furadantin, Macrobid], tetracycline, isoniazid)
  • Methotrexate
  • Antabuse
  • Herbal remedies, for example, kava kava, mahuang, comfrey
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Comment from: stovall, 35-44 Female (Caregiver) Published: July 21

My daughter age 35 just got back from the doctor. She's been having nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, bleeding through her bowels a lot (2 inches small intestine taken out), and diarrhea. She had a hysterectomy 1 year ago. Then they found polyps in her bowel, and cancer cells. Today exam before surgery showed 2 abnormalities on her liver. She has never been an alcohol drinker, but is bi-polar and doctor says her medications may have caused this. She has no hepatitis. They have to scrape or remove 2 spots to know what it is.

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