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Treatment For High Sgpt
What type of treatment is given to patients with elevated levels of sgot, sgpt and alkaline phosphatase?
Depends on the cause: We do not treat the tests but what is the reason for the abnormal tests it may be due to gall bladder disease, or liver condition and the underlying condition has to be addressed and treated. ...Read more
Liver enzymes: SGPT and SGOT are considered markers of liver function. Since many drugs are metabolized by the liver, but may also cause liver cell damage, these are routinely monitored when under treatment with drugs known to pose risk of liver damage. Follow-up with your doctor to see if the drug needs to be changed or dose adjusted. ...Read more
When i stopped my TB treatment LFT SGPT (ALT) was 48 U/L (range 21-72) now after 2 months it's 86 U/L. I have some gastic problem. What should i do?
Treatment is trental (pentoxifylline) bid, colchicine tid, aspirin50 od , since 3 yrs & sgpt-72.6 , sgot-132.6 (todays report) what should I do ?
Depends on various..: The next step depends on various factors... Such as what diseases are present, what meds have worked, what the symptoms are, what all the tests show, etc., etc... Only the doctors who have been treating and following the complex situation will know enough details to make suggestions for the next step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My bilirubin is 3.5, sgot is 60, sgpt 120. What is best treatment? Any food restrictions? I had yellow eyes now looks normal color
Check with doc,RD: Can't tell here. Depends on cause of your problem. Could be due to infection (typically viral), toxic reaction to meds, immune, inflammatory, bile obstruction due to stone, tumor, etc also depends on what levels were at their worst (if this is improvement). Dietician can be helpful.. ...Read more
74yr old patient . Mvr done 2006, ejection fraction 40%. Diagnosed with hep c and liver cirohsis, genotype 1, sgot 169 , sgpt 97. What i best treatment?
Tough situation: Is your background asian? If so, it is likely you have a favorable genetic background that makes interferon work really well to eliminate hepatitis c. But it can be very hard to tolerate in older patients with heart issues. And it depends on how advanced the cirrhosis is. I would probably wait for sofosbuvir, although approval may take a while. Talk to your doc and follow the news in the us fda. ...Read more
My 7 years old daughter Marjan was taking velosafe syrup 6 ml each time ,three times a day and brufen 4 ml at every six hours for her swollen neck posterior lymph nodes during treatment doctor advised some tests like cbc crp sgpt infectious mono and sgpt
Lymph nodes : Hello SBaldwin. I am unable to check proper dosages of the meds not knowing her weight but I recommend continuing with the current treatment and labs. It looks like your doctor wants to cover any current bacterial infection and check for other causes to include viruses that linger for a while before resolving. For future consults, my direct link is: healthtap.com/vanessanealmd key code PNYTKV. ...Read more
Find cause: As a pathologist, i always tell folks to look at the person more than the labs. High SGPT is hepatitis, hemochromatosis, wilson's, or drug toxicity until proven otherwise. Usually it is proved otherwise, but we need to rule these out. Once done, easy on the alcohol and hit the gym hard and the lifestyle-related causes of high SGPT (the most common ones) will be history and you'll feel better. ...Read more