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... As I stated, my ALT levels have remained mildly elevated for five years or so. My former dr ordered the ultrasound of my liver last year. ... (7 replies)
... cholesterol. My cardiologist also checks liver enzymes every 6 months. Until recently, everything was OK, but after the last scheduled blood test I was told that my liver enzymes were "mildly elevated". ... (7 replies)
... My husband was told to start on Zocor last December by the family doctor. His total cholestrol was 228 while his triglyceries were 105. Other chol numbers were elevated. ... (1 replies)

... High liver enzymes can be a real problem and signals liver damage. Maybe you can try taking half the dosage, after you check with your doctor. ... (6 replies)
... I took Zocor 40 mg for many years until this last June when I started feeling really bad due to my muscle aches. ... (6 replies)
... The doctor immediately called me and said it had elevated my liver functions and stopped me on Zocor. ... (6 replies)
... ts, and give you a shot before running you thru the machine. It resembles a mri machine. If so, my mom and my grandmother had this test done. Both were having liver enzymes elevations. My mom could not continue the test and she had to be transfered to the ER. I think she became anxious and started having heart palps. ... (7 replies)
... I don't know exactly what was elevated - they left a message indicating that "LFT's were still mildly elevated" and that an ultrasound had been scheduled. I will ask for specifics when next I speak to the dr. or his nurse. I hardly ever take acetaminophen and haven't had an antibiotic in quite a while - just the Zocor, Toprol XL (mitral valve prolapse and a little atrial... (7 replies)
... I've been taking CoQ10 for a while now - no muscle problems that I've noticed. I wonder just what exactly would show on the liver ultrasound - how does statin-related damage show up? (7 replies)
... It is showing liver damage. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Mike, I think it more likely to be the cause of a lot of alcohol. You are not really supposed to drink a lot when you are taking statins. When I was on statins, Zocor, I kept myself to a couple of glasse of wine each day, ok well maybe three sometimes, and my ast and alt was kept around 15-18 which I think is o.k. Also a friend of mine who indulges a great deal more, when... (8 replies)
... and I am not about to try anything else, if they want me to sign something saying they warned me, fine, just get off my back. I don't remember anything about my liver enzymes being elevated, but the aches, pains and GI problems were enough for me. ... (6 replies)
... m took lipitor for three or four yrs. For her muscle pain they referred her to rehab. The pain continued until she stopped the lipitor, but by that time she had elevated liver enzymes. ... (6 replies)
Zocor and rash?
Mar 27, 2001
... I have to take exception to what was said there since the information given with statin drugs is very misleading concerning elevated liver functions. EVERYBODY that takes a statin drug will experience elevated liver function above their own normal baseline. Period. ... (3 replies)
... Yes we all know that Statins can cause liver damage among other problems and if your hubby's ALT is on the rise, he needs to get off those meds. ... (1 replies)
I am amazed now!
May 11, 2009
... I too felt as though I was taking poison every time I put a statin in my mouth. At first I was on Tricor and was immediately taken off because of some elevated liver level. Now they put me on Zocor and I felt as though I had been in a boxing match and got punched in the mid section. Same with Crestor. ... (5 replies)
... CPK (or CK) stands for creatine phosphokinase, an enzyme that is released into the blood whenever tissue damage occurs. There are three types that can be differentiated to tell whether the damage was to skeletal muscle, heart musce or tissue damage. Trouble with CPK uis that it is not very specific and LOTS of life's normal insults will raise it. Venture Man, No, the... (7 replies)
... Lenin, Thanks for the sane and sensible response. I've been busy moving and haven't been back to the board in a couple of weeks. I had myself worked up into a tizzy, trying in vain to find out when I could have acquired the immunity; frankly, I still don't know! The only positive Hep B blood test was the anti-HBs. I gather that this means I don't have any increased risk... (3 replies)
... If I had a nickel for every diagnosis of fatty liver made in a year, I would be very wealthy. I think almost EVERYONE shows some evidence of fatty infiltration if the echogrammer looks hard enough. ... (3 replies)
... on Dr Clay Semenkovich , Washington University , St. Louis. He has found that you need to fat to burn old fat. He also found that the old fat was stored in the liver causing a fatty liver.. If new fat was ingested the fatty liver condition quickly abated. He did suggest Omega 3 also. ... (3 replies)

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