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A 48-year-old female asked:

High sgpt when taking statins?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Rhabdomyolysis?: Sgpt is usually a liver injury marker but may also get elevated when skeletal muscle is injured. The big worry in someone on statins is rhabdomyolysis, skeletal muscle fiber breakup. Your physician knows how to pursue the workup.

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