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I hope his kidneys are working ok, he is on two diuretics to try to get fluid out of his body.
the liver is very important to making proteins like albumin which help hold fluid in the blood vessels and keep it from leaking out into the soft tissues.
he needs to have his sodium and potassium levels monitored closely his diuretics can cause him to loose potassium out of his system.
QUETIAPINE is an Antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or depression
if it is not working, and he has bad depression symptoms, he may need his quetapine dose increased or changed to another medication. does he have bipolar disorder?
liver failure can cause hepatic encephalopathy which can cause the brain to work less well,
it can cause lowering of mental status function, more confusion, more awake at night time, more sleepiness during the day, more forgetfulness
the liver is very important in clearing out toxins out of the body.
blood ammonia levels can rise in patients who have liver failure and liver weakness.
his doctors should also monitor his blood ammonia levels to see if they are elevated
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