Feb 26, 2004
My Bilirubin is up to 5.5. Slight yellow of the eyes, mostly not noticable. I know that the higher levels are to be expected. But how high is too high? When should I worry? Are there any other side affects associated with high Bilirubin levels. Thank you
Response from Dr. Conway
The elevated bilirubin level that is seen with Reyataz is purely a chemical phenomenon. It does not indicate any toxicity to your liver and does not have any serious health consequences other than you looking a yellow. It may actually get a lot better over time. The issue becomes whether this is bothering you and what treatment alternatives may exist for you if you were to go off Reyataz.
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