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#Tramadol, a game of analgesic roulette, will it work or won’t it? Will your patient obtain analgesic effects or will they have a seizure, respiratory depression, or various other side effects...🤷🏼‍♀️that’s why it’s been nicknamed #Tramadont! Its variable effects are (1/3)
attributable to hepatic enzyme CYP2D6;unless you know your pt’s CYP2D6 genetic polymorphism (which I haven’t come across anyone who does)AND a comprehensive list of all of their home meds, don’t prescribe it!🙅🏼‍♀️
#pharmacyeducationboard #twitterx #medtwitter #pharmacogenomics (2/3)
Thank you to our #pharmacyresident for putting this one up, and to @DavidJuurlink & @ToxAndHound for the inspiration. 🙂💡 (3/3)
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What's the deal with pain control in #cirrhosis?
A #meded #tweetorial with QI undertones

Aims:
👍Tylenol
👎NSAIDs (mostly)
🤯Pharmacokinetics in ESLD
🔪Tramadol

If this is a confusing topic for you, you are not alone!
Join me as we try 2 sort a few things out
#livertwitter
Let's start with a real world scenario:

Your patient has cirrhosis with well controlled ascites, HE, and unfortunately comes in with MSK back pain from raucously cheering in vain 4 the Winnipeg Jets.
They ask for advice/treatment. In addition to stretching/PT, you recommend...
Although APAP OD is☠️, @ lower doses it's safest analgesic
Speed limit=2-3g/d (I use 2g)
Wouldnt push it but take solace in:
Fig1: Tylenol tox=NAPQI>Glutathione (👀CYP2E1)
Fig2: Tho ppl assume cirrhosis⬇️glutathione, normal metabolism preserved
Fig3: 1 reason:cirrhosis⬇️CYP2E1
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