Tuesday, May 7, 2019


Liver is a large very vascular glandular organ of  vertebrates that  produces bile and destroys  toxins causes important changes  in many of the substances contained in the blood. 

Functions of liver are;

*  Liver is responsible for thousands of biochemical  reactions in the body.

*  It is the duty of liver to convert sugars into glycogen which  it  stores up until required and by forming urea.

Some of the Liver damage symptoms are:

*  Dark urine
*  Irritated skin
*  Irritable bowel
*  Abdominal pain
*  Yellowish tone in eyes and skin. etc.

There are some treatment that required drugs that damage liver such as follows:

1. Anti-inflammatories:
These are some of drugs consumed to ease muscular inflammation and we introduce them as a headache.

2.   Anti-biotics: 
Each anti-biotics is expected to be taken between 7 and 10 days. Such drugs are known as Amoxicillin, Clindamycin, Trimethoprim etc, they are capable of damaging the liver.

3.  Paracetamol:
We often take paracetamol each time we feel pain not knowing the implications of taking it frequently.  We need to consult doctor and avoid self medication which could lead to lethal.

4.  Statins:
Statins drugs are usually used to regulate cholesterol levels in the blood but excess of it damages liver. Therefore, it should be controlled.

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