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Taking Roaccutane, normal blood test, high liver level. Should I continue medication?

hi their i wonder if you can help me i have been on roaccutane 20mg for the last 3 months now before i started the drug i had a blood test and everything was normal my Liver level was 132 I have been down to the doctors to see my gp about another problem I have and she spoke about my blood tests and my liver levels and increased to 142 I am going seeing my doctor in another 2 weeks please can you advise shall i still take the tablet
Fri, 29 Jan 2021
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Hi,

You may need to stop the drug for a couple of weeks and retest LFT. Then decision can be taken whether to restart it or not.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Indranil Ghosh, Oncologist
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Taking Roaccutane, normal blood test, high liver level. Should I continue medication?

Hi, You may need to stop the drug for a couple of weeks and retest LFT. Then decision can be taken whether to restart it or not. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Indranil Ghosh, Oncologist