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Did pneumonia treatment elevate my sgpt?

I have sgpt of 111. Does my recent treatment of pneumonia with merapenem, claritromycin and cEfixime and lipitor for 2 months now could elevate my sgpt? My last intake of cefixime is last wed. 8 days of merapenem and another 7 days of cefixime. My sgot is normal 38. I used to have normal sgpt
Mon, 18 Apr 2016
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Hi thanks for contacting healthcare magic.
Noted you have elevated sgpt and you are on treatment with drugs for pneumonia since 2 month...
So yes you can have drug induce liver affection.....

Meanwhile for few days take low fat diet.
Fruits taken more like papaiya , grapes etc.
Green leafy beg taken more....
Avoid excess exercise for few days....

If still after one month it is elevated then USG abdomen with viral market study , CRP and CBC done for further work up....

Take care...

Dr.Parth
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