Dec 2, 2007
I have been on the same HIV treatment regime for 3 years and never had elevated AST and ALT elevations until a month ago when AST came back at 100 and ALT at 227. Is it possible to develop a sudden increase in liver enzymes from HIV meds even though I've been on them for quite some time?
Response from Dr. Holodniy
You don't indicate what the HIV meds are, or whether you are on any other meds or started anything new (including herbals or other over the counter meds). In addition whether there is any alcohol use or other recreational drugs. It would be unlikely that these enzyme levels would increase suddenly after 3 years without something else going on. Othe medical issues like hepatitis viruses need to be ruled out as well.
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