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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Rarely: About one in 10000 patients may experience mild liver toxicity (expressed as elevates ALT & AST ).
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Best approach: Metformin is often prescribed for conditions in which liver enzymes rise (the non-alcoholic fatty liver family), and when these are present, the enzym ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Immunity: Most people now are vaccinated against hep b which causes an elevated hep b s about. This indicates immunity. In a unimmunized person this means prior ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Hepatitis: In acute hepatitis, these test results can range anywhere from entirely normal (or only barely elevated) to levels much higher than yours. These test ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
More info?: Is it sharp or achy? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Any fevers? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long ha ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Very rare: This would be a very rare event with escitalopram (cipralex), but was listed as a potential side effect in the initial package insert. A recent publi ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Talk to prescriber: If your liver enzymes are going up on atorvastatin, most authorities would strongly consider discontinuing it. Other statin drugs may not have the sam ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Berger
31 years experience Cardiology
No relation: Plendil (felodipine) is not typically associated with liver abnormalities. It more likely something else.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Sgpt is normal.: What was the value of your total bilirubin? No values depending on the lab are 0.3-1.0 mg/dl. If that was normal, no need to worry about indirect or ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Liver: cholesterol levels are influenced by genetics, diet and lifestyle. SGPT is a liver enzyme that can be altered by anything that alters the liver metab ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Can mean serious pro: Liver diseases of one type or another often cause rise in liver enzymes(sgpt) and in bilirubin level. So you should see your doctor to find out the ca ... Read More
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