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A 30-year-old female asked:

Do antibiotics affect liver function test?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Some antibiotics might do this as a rare type of allergic reaction, but very unlikely. You (or whoever's LFTa are abnormal) should not assume the antibiotic(s) are responsible and see a doctor to determine the cause.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Some can. Need to know type. Go to Drugs.Com and enter ones you are concerned about. Discuss with your Dr.
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Dr. Binod Verma
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes Antibiotic can cause liver damage if taken for long time and more heavy doses than recommended. Check with your Doctor which antibiotic is most dangerous for you .
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A 37-year-old member asked:

Antibiotics affect liver function test?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mitchell Blass
Infectious Disease 30 years experience
Some may: There are many antibiotic that are cleared through the liver, some are cleared trough the kidney.
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Last updated Apr 24, 2021

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