Therefore, in order to prevent and monitor liver disease that may arise from drug use. We should therefore have knowledge of the different types of drugs as follows.
- Take medication when needed Do not use an overdose of the drug. Or a longer period of time than the label Or the accompanying drug document
- Observe symptoms of hepatitis when administered with high hepatotoxic drugs. These symptoms include extreme fatigue, muscle aches, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain (often pain in the position under the right skeleton), and yellow eyes. Itchy skin Dark urine And the stools are pale in color
- If you have any underlying disease related to liver disease or have regular medications Including drinking alcohol on a regular basis Always consult a doctor or pharmacist before using any medication. To reduce the risk of liver toxicity
- There are many drugs that can have side effects on the liver. But there are certain groups of drugs that have the potential to cause liver toxicity frequently. Should be monitored for the use of drugs as follows.
- Pain reliever / fever reducer : Paracetamol, diclofenac
- Tuberculosis drugs : Isoniazid, Rifampicin, Pyrazinamide.
- Blood lipid-lowering drugs : Simvastatin, ortorvastatin. (Atorvastatin)
- Anticonvulsants : Carbamazepine (Cabamazepine) Phenytoin
- Antimicrobial : Amoxicillin. (Amoxicillin) Cyprophloxacin (Ciprofloxacin) Fluconazole
- Herbs with hepatotoxicity : Cassia, wormwood.
However, there should be no concern that it will be excessively toxic to the liver. Because medicine is not the only cause But there are also other factors, such as age, congenital disease or drinking habits on a regular basis, etc. If you are worried that you do not use drugs to treat underlying diseases. Can cause danger to happen We can easily prevent drug-induced liver disease by carefully administering drugs under the guidance of doctors and pharmacists.