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Liver Blood Tests (cont.)

Medications That Cause Abnormal Aminotransferase Levels

  • Intentional medication overdose, such as acetaminophen (Tylenol liver damage)
  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol or other medications with a Tylenol component, such as Vicodin)

  • Some pain medications [for example, (diclofenac (Voltaren) and naproxen (Naprosyn, Anaprox, Aleve, Naprelen)]

  • Cholesterol-lowering medications, statins [for example, atorvastatin (Lipitor), simvastatin (Zocor), etc.]

  • Some antibiotics [for example, sulfonamides, nitrofurantoin (Macrodantin; Furadantin; Macrobid)], etc)

  • Some tuberculosis medications [for example, isoniazid (Nydrazid, Laniazid, INH)]

  • Some anti-fungal medications [for example, fluconazole (Diflucan), itraconazole (Sporanox)]



  • Some psychiatric medications (for example, tricyclic antidepressants)

  • Some seizure medications [for example, phenytoin (Dilantin), carbamazepine (Tegretol, Tegretol XR , Equetro, Carbatrol), valproic acid (Depakote, Depakote ER, Depakene, Depacon)]

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