U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Grove City, PA
A 28-year-old male asked:

Why are liver function tests used when on medications? to catch possible jaundice early?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Liver function test: Many medications and substances can cause liver damage. Liver function tests are used to detect liver damage so that further damage can be prevented.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Feb 14, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.