|Elevated ALT and lipids
Jan 27, 2002
How concerned should I be about slightly elevated liver functions, (ALT 56) and lipids (triglycerides 152 , cholesterol 240, LDL 152, VLDL 24, HDL 54. (Other than that I'm doing well on abacavir, neverapine and epivir, with good viral suppression and increasing CD4 count.
| Response from Dr. Boyle
I don't think you have to be too worried about those lab values, which are really pretty close to normal. I would pay a some attention to getting your cholesterol down, through diet, exercise and, if needed, a statin. You should discuss this with your doctor, and, if available, a dietitian.
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