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Deciding on Lipitor with Elevated Liver Enzymes

Oct 11, 2003

My doctor suggests that I start Lipitor. My cholesterol results are TOTAL: 235, HDL:29, Triglyc: 231, and LDL 160. I am concerned that my liver enzymes will become more elevated. They are currently ALT: 50, and AST: 31. Are my concerns re: side effects of the Lipitor unfounded?

Thanks, Louis K.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Are you on HIV meds, or any other meds?

Stable at VL 190000?!
white platelets down

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