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What is the normal ammonia level?

I have high ammonia levels secondary to alcoholism. I had some symptoms of encepolopathy this weekend. My ammonia level was 54. I ve been on lactulose for a few years but was recently constpated, could you tell me what normal ammonia levels are. I also have some cirrhosis. TY Sue
Thu, 11 Dec 2014
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Hello,
Welcome to Healthcare Magic.
I think you don't have to worry.
You have proper level.
Normal level of ammonia is 15-45 mg/dl with + and - of 10.
Please quit alcohol fast.
Hope this will be helpful to you.
Thanks for contacting us.
Take care...
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What is the normal ammonia level?

Hello, Welcome to Healthcare Magic. I think you don t have to worry. You have proper level. Normal level of ammonia is 15-45 mg/dl with + and - of 10. Please quit alcohol fast. Hope this will be helpful to you. Thanks for contacting us. Take care...