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What do slightly elevated level of CPK mean?

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What do slightly elevated level of CPK mean?
Posted Thu, 2 Jan 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak 45 minutes later
Brief Answer: elevated level could mean Ischemic heart disease Detailed Answer: Namasthe Welcome to Healthcare-Magic Greetings of the day CPK or Creatinine phosphokinase is a non specific enzyme. If the iso enzyme CPK MB is elevated it's a marker for Ischemic heart disease. It could also be elevated in various myopathy and myositis. U would suggest you to consult Your Physician/Cardiologist if the levels are elevated since you have history of Ischemic heart disease. I hope it helped In case you require any further assistance, will be glad to assist you Take care Best Regards Dr T Shobha Deepak MBBS, MD
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