Ast is 88 ALT 188 are these levels cause for cconcern? I am a 50 yo female non drinker and non smoker...I am on Lipitor (atorvastatin) 40 mg and dr switched to 20

Very concerning. You'll want hepatitis b & c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, antitrypsin deficiency, and autoimmune hepatitis ruled out. If they are ruled out, you may end up with a presumptive diagnosis of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, and if so, your key to better health may be renewing your commitment to a vigorous aerobic-fitness-focused lifestyle. Glad you're proactive; good luck.

Related Questions

Ast is 88 ALT 188 are these levels cause for cconcern? I am a 50 yo female non drinker and non smoker...I am on Lipitor (atorvastatin) 40 mg and dr switched to 20

Lipitor (atorvastatin) Lipitor (atorvastatin) often causes mild elevation of liver enzymes. This is likely why your doc lowered the dose. Usually this is not a serious problem. Best to discuss with your doc, likely plans to recheck in a bit and see if the levels have decreased. Read more...