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I'm taking tb med. But my doctor asked me to stop it for 1mo bcos my sgpt result went high. Is it ok that I stop my meds?

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Dr. Lewis Hassell
Pathology
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In brief: SGOT

This transaminase when elevated indicates some level of damage to the liver cells.
A break in your TB meds to allow the liver to recover is the lower risk path in this setting.

In brief: SGOT

This transaminase when elevated indicates some level of damage to the liver cells.
A break in your TB meds to allow the liver to recover is the lower risk path in this setting.
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