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Can the medication for rheumatoid arthritis cause high SGPT ?

with my mother s sgpt test ,she has a high level of sgpt 1163.she has been given a drug oncotex for rheumatoid arthritis from 5 years.is it a cause for the high sgpt level?if so,then what is needed?
Wed, 27 Apr 2011
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Hi,
It seems that your mother's liver is affected,it may be due to infection or due to drug.
You go for S.bilirubin,direct and indirect.
You go for ultra sound.
consult your doctor and discuss about this.
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