Houma, LA
A 17-year-old male asked:

Been on bystolic (nebivolol) for 2 weeks. my liver enzymes (ast & alt) are both always under 20. got blood work yesterday & my enzymes were 32 & 45. is it the med?

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Dr. Fernando Austin
Gastroenterology 48 years experience
Drug Effect: Your assessment is correct., bysyolic is associated with elevations of ast & alt in addition to other lab abnormalities . Generally, this does not necessitate stopping the drug but there are individual variations. Consult with the prescriber of this medication for your specific concerns.
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