ALT levels slightly increased: What should be the plan.

Patient

Q: I just had a liver test done and my alt test came up slightly high at 42. Should I be concerned? I was on lamisil at the time which was the reason for my test. I have taken it for 2 months and the dr. just took me off of it. If I stop taking it should my numbers go down to normal?

Doctor

A:   I would ignore this reading since it is only slighlty elevated. Lamisil would cause a slight increase in the same. I would advice you to recheck the enzyme a few months from now. All the best.

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