Statin-related aminotransferase elevation according to baseline aminotransferases level in real practice in Korea
H.-S. Kim, S. H. Lee, H. Kim, S.-H. Lee, J. H. Cho, H. Lee, H. W. Yim, S.-H. Kim, I.-Y. Choi, K.-H. Yoon and J. H. Kim
Article first published online: 25 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/jcpt.12377
The progression rate to abnormal AST/ALT values (>×3 the UNL) was significantly higher in subjects with borderline (>×1, but ≤ ×3 of UNL) compared to normal AST/ALT values at baseline. It is advisable to regularly monitor AST/ALT levels in patients with AST/ALT increases >×1, but ≤×3 of UNL.