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Question: Accutane & Dextromethorphan


 Chase - Sun Apr 24, 2005 5:34 pm

Im on Accutane treatment, the acne medication. my doctor has warned me it is very harsh on the liver, and should not be consumed with alcohol. I am getting monthly bloodtests to check my liver, and alcohol shows up on it.
I abuse Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide [DXM] recreationaly, and am wondering if it can be hazardous to the liver, and will distrupt the accutane treatment. Im not sure if Dextromethorphan even effects the liver.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Apr 26, 2005 6:03 am

User avatar Hi Chase,
To my knowledge there are no documented adverse effects on the liver from Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide nor contraindications in use with Accutane.
Sincerely,
Rntdj

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