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... I am talking LIPITOR 20 mg for last 1 year, six months ago my Total Bili was 1.19mg while after six monthits became 1. ... (0 replies)
... If you are taking lipitor (or any other statin) your doctor will periodically order a liver function test (sometimes referred to as liver 7 panel) which checks to determine that 7 values are within normal limits. These incldue: Total protein, Albumin, total bilirubin, direct bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, AST, ALT. (3 replies)
... I did another blood test on September 11, all six items come back to normal. but Cholesterol went up again ( Chole-214, Tri-148, LDL-134). Now my primary doctor wants me to take Lipitor one more time for three months ( 5mg/day), I just want to know if there was any report about Anemia can cause by Lipitor? Thanks! (9 replies)

... I saw my primary doctor on April 19, when I asked him if higher bilirubin means that liver was effected even AST and ALT are normal. ... (9 replies)
... Thank for letting me know. but I haven't done any hard exercise yet.I will see my Primary doctor on Thursday, but I stop taking lipitor now and wait untill I see him. maybe I can continue taking it. ... (9 replies)
... A bilirubin of 1.6 is absolutely of no concern...hard exercise can do that. ... (9 replies)
... The most common tests that are usually used to monitor your liver (in addition to the bilirubin that has already been mentioned) are AST and ALT. If those are normal, there is likely nothing to worry about as far as your liver is concerned. (9 replies)
... Of those numbers, only the bilirubin points directly to the liver, and it is a very slight rise. What the other numbers indicate is some ANEMIA? ... (9 replies)
... because my primary doctor wanted to know if Lipitor affect my liver system. ... (9 replies)
... Male 57 years-non drinker and non smoker---bilirubin level 40 should be 22. Drug related?????? Has anybody else had this problem. Having 2nd blood test Jan. 23...MD said not to worry yet!!!!HMMMMMMMMMMMMM (1 replies)
... I can't afford Lipitor out of pocket for 100 bucks a month. ... (2 replies)
... I have a large "slightly fatty liver" but I have no problem with almost a decade of Lipitor and a couple years of daily extended release niacin. ... (16 replies)
... as one friend noticed back in high school. I'm 33 now and have known about the whites of my eyes since about 1987. It was in 1994 that I first learned about my bilirubin being out the normal range. ... (22 replies)
... Hmm, Ok I look at this like apples and oranges. For people with extrememly high LDL, lipitor is the way to go. I don't think that applies to us. ... (21 replies)
... I do not believe I am loosing muscle as I am building muscle in doing power yoga and can see a difference in my tone. I work at a pharmacy and my PharmD thinks its a very stange blood test and suggested a retest. I have an appointment with a new doc tomorrow that will hopefully shed some light on the whole thing. I feel I am over what ever it was that was making me feel ill... (10 replies)
... The increased urobilinogen really tells more a tale of liver damage though...I'm surprised it wasn't mirrored by a high blood bilirubin . ... (10 replies)
Di and others
May 8, 2001
... she is not following standard guidelines. My doctor has done them several times since starting Lipitor in Sept but this last time just ordered SGPT. I will ask him in July when I see him next how often he will order them. ... (2 replies)
Results are In
May 3, 2001
... I picked up my lab results in preparation for my physical tomorrow. I started on 5 mg lipitor in September, increased to 10 mg in October and have continued on 10mg since then, for about 6 months. The numbers in parenthesis are my last lab values. ... (5 replies)




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