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I'm currently on a statin. Can taking an allergy medicine combined with pseudoehprine raise my ALT (liver enzymes )levels in a blood test ?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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In brief: Possible...

Most medications are processed in the liver and thus may cause elevation of your enzymes, but antihistamine/pseudoephedrine are relatively safe if used in appropriate dosage and duration.
Since you are taking statin, you need regular monitoring. Inform your doc of all meds you are taking, script or otc... Minimiize alcohol intake will help.. Good luck.

In brief: Possible...

Most medications are processed in the liver and thus may cause elevation of your enzymes, but antihistamine/pseudoephedrine are relatively safe if used in appropriate dosage and duration.
Since you are taking statin, you need regular monitoring. Inform your doc of all meds you are taking, script or otc... Minimiize alcohol intake will help.. Good luck.
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