Male, 71 in generally good health, physically active, slim build. IgA nephropathy apparently in remission, high cholesterol without statins.
6 months ago I started taking asacol (4x 400Mg/day) for proctitis diagnosed by colonoscopy.
This week a routine blood test found AST of 77 and ALT of 96. A retest confimed the numbers. A routine test just before I started the asacol gave results in the twenties for both numbers. I happen to have results going back 16 years, all results were in twenties or less. I have no physical symptoms.
I have been taking lipitor for many years with no side effects. I have been on a dose of 80Mg for at least 3 years and had liver function tests every 6 months.
Could the lipitor suddenly affect my liver? Could the proctitis itself cause the elevated liver functions?
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