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Done LFT and KFT. Taking Ursodol daily. How is it harmful?

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Here is my LFT n KFT test report. can you tell how it is gonna hurt me, I am having ursodol 300mg once daily.
Uric Acid-7.60

these are elevated readings, rest all it shows normal.
Please guide me.
Posted Fri, 28 Sep 2012 in Liver and Gall Bladder
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 46 minutes later
Hello AAAA
Thanks for the query?
Before answering your question I need certain informations from you so that I am in a better position to answer you.
When were these tests done?
Do you consume lot of alcohol?
What is tour height and weight?
Do you consume lot of junk food?
Do you do regular exercises?
Have you got ultrasound liver done?
Do you use any medicine regularly like aspirin or any other drug?
Do you consume excess meat,tea coffee etc?
Do you take lot of laxatives?
Did you get your calcium,magnesium,VIT D,thyroid and parathyroid hormones test done?

Awaiting your reply.
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Follow-up: Done LFT and KFT. Taking Ursodol daily. How is it harmful? 1 hour later
This test was done day before yesterday.
Yes i consume alcohol on daily basis. almost 1 ltr beer.
Height is 5.11 Ft wt 82 Kgs. Athletic Body.
I prefer home food only, rarely in a month for pizza. Food prepared in home is spice and oily. Also i eat Butter or cheese with bread every morning.
I am vegetarian, consume eggs 4 to 5 times in a month.
I am not into exercising anymore. But 4 yrs back i was regular with exercising jogging swimming.
No ultrasound done.
Never took any medicines or antibiotics without prescription. Not in past 7 yrs. (Ursocol 300 daily tablet now and was taking Nexpro 20mg 6 months back)
I drink 4 to 5 cup of tea daily.
Dunno wat laxatives are, but what i understand of it, i never.
No other tests done other than Lipid profile around 4 months back (regular checkup) This LFT and KFT done day before.
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 16 hours later
Your high levels of liver enzymes and high uric acid can be explained by your regular intake of alcohol and caffeine.
High levels of phosphorus can be due to low calcium,thyroid or parathyroid issues.However chances are that you may be having low calcium because of regular intake of alcohol.
I advise you to totally stop alcohol and limit your tea to just two cups a day.
Take fresh fruits and XXXXXXX leafy vegetables.
Cut down your butter and cheese as they contain more of saturated fats.
Start doing regular exercises.
There is no role of ursodol in present may stop it.
Rather there is no role of any medicine now.You simply require lifestyle changes.
Do it regularly for 6 weeks and get your tests repeated.
I hope you should be improved substantially.
Failure in improvement may require a consultation with Gastroenterologist.
I hope to have answered your query however you may revert to me for any further query.
Best of luck.
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