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Drug Induced Hepatitis

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Pulled off meds because of drug induced hepatitis

I started Reyataz/Truvada/Norvir 9/26/08, last week a routine liver function test came back abnormal, ALT-540, ALP-197, the bloods were repeated and came back ALT-394, ALP-157. I was taken off all meds straightaway. My doctor is repeating LFT's...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Given your prior experience with truvada, norvir (it was in the kaletra), it does appear that reyataz is the suspect. It should not take too long for your liver functions to normalize (a few days to a couple of weeks, unless something else is... Read more »

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

J&J Subsidiary, FDA Warn Against Death, Liver Damage Risk for People Taking Antiretroviral Prezista

...doctors this month, Reuters reports (Heavey, Reuters, 3/12). In addition, the company has received reports of 15 cases of drug-induced hepatitis among 3,063 clinical trial participants, according to the letter ( Wall Street Journal , 3/13). ... Read more »
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Consider How HIV Treatment Fits Into Your Life

...interactions. Using recreational drugs such as ecstasy, ketamine and others with HIV meds can cause severe reactions, such as drug-induced hepatitis, heart attacks, paranoia and death. [For example, using erectile dysfunction drugs (Viagra,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Hepatitis C Infection on Progression of HIV Disease and Early Response to Initial Antiretroviral Therapy

...confounding conditions. Factors significantly confounding the risk of both death and diagnosis of an AIDS-OI were alcoholism, drug-induced hepatitis, and the type of ART prescribed. Acute and chronic hepatitis B infection confounded the risk of... Read more »
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