Kaletra And Liver Enzymes
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New York University, School of MedicineIt could be lots of things. I would also recheck hepatitis B DNA by PCR and C RNA by PCR to make sure there is not an occult infection. I would check your insulin level to make sure that you dont have NASH. You should also be sure that you... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeThere are many causes for liver enzyme elevations and it is tough to tell you without seeing more of your tests and perhaps getting some more tests done. Kaletra and other medications can cause liver enzyme elevations in some patients, so that is a... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI assume you have been tested for hepatitis viruses. The HIV meds can affect liver function, particularly if you are taking other meds that are metabolized in the liver and can affect the liver.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI assume other causes for increased ALT and AST have been looked for (hepatitis viruses, etc). The elevation is not too bad and many experts would probably leave it alone. I don't think you need 3 NRTIs, which is what you are getting with... Read more »
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Posted by Mark100, 1 ReplyHey guys I just have a question regarding elevated liver enzymes. I contracted hiv in early December of last year and ever since my liver enzymes have been elevated. I don't drink except the occasional drink on the weekends, I don't smoke or do... Read more »
Posted by steelah343, 1 ReplyI just recently had an HIV test for the first time. I'm currently waiting results.
The impetus for the test was an increase in liver enzyme levels, which my doctor tells me have doubled (from 20s to 40s) in the past two years.
Again, I'm not certain... Read more »
Posted by brendaelisa, 4 RepliesDoes anybody knows if kaletra's side effect is excesive diharrea.
My cousin has hiv-type 1 and we are giving him Kaletra but it is giving him a masive diharrea and he got a cut on his rectum.
He has diabetes is 44 yeras old. and all this is new for us... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI was wondering if when you donate plasma and they test your enzyme levels in your liver and stuff does it have to do with hiv.I'm wondering becuase i was told my enzyme levels were low when they tested my plasma and they needed to take 2 tubes of... Read more »
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