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- adj. Exhibiting hepatoxicity.
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The tragic irony is that the drugs other than cannabis that doctors would prescribe for symptoms of liver failure are often hepatoxic - harmful in long-term doses to the liver - or, as in Klahr's case, ineffective.
It forced vets to give up the medical cannabis that relieved the PTSD and cut their addictive hepatoxic opioid painkiller dosages if they wanted to have any pain medication at all.
At this point, he has only the choice of using medical cannabis or other drugs like the opioid derivative favorites of Rush Limbaugh - drugs like oxycontin and morphine - both of which are addictive and hepatoxic ...
The cruelest irony is that cannabis is one of the few therapies Garon could have taken for pain and nausea that is not hepatoxic (liver-killing) and laden with a list of other nasty side effects.