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Another three weeks in hospital. Nivo/ipi enzymes stubborn

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      Hello everyone,

      Hope you are all OK during the chaos cuased by the virus.

      Anyhow, my ALT (330) and AST (110 ) are stubborn and went up by 20 and 22 respectively, so the liver specialist will go from 35mg of prednisone to 55mg and then taper off by 5mg per week. It should bring those levels down, but I am disappointed at the prospect of another three weeks here. I have been here for two weeks already. I guess I am lucky to get admitted to hospital while the virus is going around. Ah well, at least the tumours are shrinking! I just hope the response continues.
      Thanks in advance to Melanie for the warning! You were right.
      I haven’t really had side effects from 35mg but imagine 55mg will bring some side effects. I hope I don’t get hungry as the meal portions here in Japan are not exactly big! No snacking either because of glucose level risks!

      All the best,

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