Your liver is one of the body’s most crucial organs. Unfortunately, many drugs can put extra strain on it. Find out which ones do and how to minimize harm.
Day in and day out, week after week and year after year, as you eat, drink and take medications or supplements, there’s an unsung hero working hard to filter and process all of these substances, store the nutrients and get rid of the waste: your liver. That adds up to lots of chances that something passing through might harm this vital organ. Numerous medications, for example, have been shown to increase the risk of liver damage – that goes for herbal medicines too, as well as dietary supplements.