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High Sgot And Sgpt Levels And Methotrexate
Sgot 66 &sgpt 55 how can it be reduced? And how to protect the liver? Since am taking 20 mg methotrexate and 5 mg folic acid!
Methotrexate was originally used in the early 1950's as a treatment for cancer but was also found to be effective in many other diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. It has anti inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties which make it an excellent first line therapy for RA ...Read more
Sgot 22 and sgpt 32 I have RA and taking 15 mg of methotrexate every saturday and folic acid every sunday. Should i be concerned about my liver?
Methotrexate: Methotrexate has many complications. It can affect the lung, liver, and bone marrow. Initial period required close monitoring for bone marrow suppression, liver injury. Previously, this medication was recommended to have periodic liver biopsy to assure patients can handle it. Nowadays, some questioned this approach. With periodic lft (liver lab work) and ultrasound might be sufficed. ...Read more
Workup: If two weeks off med and alcohol doesn't drop them to normal, you should be screened for hepatitis b and c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, antitrypsin deficiency, and autoimmune hepatitis. All are treatable and are likely to kill you if missed. If none are present, a new lifestyle focused on aerobic fitness may be just the thing to make you feel fantastic and get those liver enzymes in the good range. ...Read more
Is livogen xt 100 mg once a day safe in 33 weeks pregnancy.?
My Tlc is as high as 12,400 & my Sgot and sgpt levels are also high, is my baby at risk
Depends: Livigen is iron and frolic acid and would be fine in a normal pregnancy. The abnormal lab values are concerning and I would need to know why they are elevated to say for sure that anything is safe. Good luck. ...Read more
Elevated liver funct: I can't say there is a cure for elevated liver functions , but we can treat the condition. First of all we need to find out the cause. You need to see your physician for a comprehensive history and physical exam , history of exposure to toxin, infections, drug history, diet history. You may need to have a liver US and maybe a fallow up liver CT. ...Read more
My father is having high sgpt and sgot level please let me know what can be the causes and what can be the cure?
Does being a night shift worker have an effect on my high sgpt sgot level. I had a sgot level of 51 and sgpt of 151?
No: Shift work has no effect on levels of these liver enzymes. ...Read more
Possibly fatty liver: Triglycerides are very long chains of repeated fatty acid molecules, that are intermediary products of fat and carbohydrate metabolism. They function as building blocks for various parts of the cell. When they are elevated, it may be genetics, diet, fat intake, or overweight condition all at play. Alt & ast are liver enzymes. In this case, the most likely meaning is fatty liver. ...Read more
Hi i am 28 year old male
my sgpt level is 108,and sgot 48,all other LFT values are normal,and have slightly high cholesterol. for the past 5 months i ?
Unfortunately we: cannot guess what you might be asking. Try rephrasing your question and asking again. It might be more efficient to consider an in-box consultation as more information can be transmitted and a discussion can occur between you and a provider. ...Read more
My sgpt and sgot level are high 83 & 75 respectively. What should be my diet i m indian vegiterian person?
My wife (28) is 33 week pregnant have elevated level of sgpt and sgot , is there any complications?
Depends on cause:
Elevated liver enzymes reflect liver cell injury and the consquences depend on the cause. It may due to self-limited viral infection, alochol intake, side effect of drugs, result of chronic hepatitis etc. See this site for more info.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/liver-problems/ds01133. ...Read more
My sgot level is 64 and sgpt level is 84.i hv taken painkillers as had a minor accident and a typhoid medication.is the high levels is due to this.
Liver function tests: Alt and ast, prior noted as SGOT and sgpt, are part of a group of enzyme known as transaminases. They rise if something is inflaming the liver, such as a viral illness, mononucleosis, alcohol toxic effects, obesity or diabetes causing fatty infiltration in liver, adverse drug effects from a variety of medications... ...Read more
Sir which high enzyme levels indicate significant liver damage due to alcohol? GGT levels or SGPT or SGOT levels.
SGOT / SGPT: These are better markers for damage. SGPT 38, SGOT 28 are not concerning though they're higher than most young men's. Some men run a high GGT even if they don't drink and this shouldn't be taken as proving anything. If you're drinking daily, this might be a good time to cut way back -- who really needs to be doing this? ...Read more
74yr old, heart ejection fraction 40%. Hep c n liver cirohsis. Enzyme level high! Sgot is 169 n sgpt is 96. Albumin is 2.52. Pl advice?
What is the problem?: The numbers given need to have a context for evaluation; what symptoms do you have? Are these new fluctuations in the numbers, or are they stable? ...Read more
What type of treatment is given to patients with elevated levels of sgot, sgpt and alkaline phosphatase?
I have alkaline phosphatase elevated (450u/l) as well as (sgpt), (sgot), and ama test is positive, age 37y (woman), have anaemia and low level of iron?
Sort this out: You need to be told straight-up whether you are going to be diagnosed with & treated for primary biliary cirrhosis. If you also have iron deficiency anemia, the cause needs to be found. I hope you are not a non-supplementing vegetarian & that a search for possible sources of blood loss is underway. Be proactive & insist on answers. Good luck. ...Read more
Don't treat labs: Omega-3's have been a massive disappointment in most areas when subjected to scientific testing. Most important is finding WHY these liver tests are up. If its chronic hepatitis B or C, hemochromatosis, Wilson's, or autoimmune hepatitis, you're going to die if you're not diagnosed & Rx'd. If this is non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, nothing will help as much as getting aerobically fit. ...Read more
My SGPT & SGOT levels are slightly elevated at 64u/l & 42u/l. Is this indicative of liver disease or liver cancer, given that i have breast cancer?
I am 32 years old and my SGOT reading is 334 and SPT is 105. Bilirubin, Albumin, GGT and Alkaline Phosphate are all normal. Ultrasound report — Fatty Liver? What could be happening? I've had elevated levels of SGPT and SGOT previously but never in the 3 d
Fatty liver disease : Did your father or mother have this too? I don't know where you live but you should get hold of a hepatologist to discuss this with him soon. That's a liver maven. ...Read more
On methotrexate (10mg) once a week. Have taken it for 2 weeks (2 times) now and seen a spike of sgpt level from 13 to 41. Is it safe to continue?
Yes, but monitor: Yes, but monitor each week.Get a more detailed answer ›
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