Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
132 Doctors are Online

Fluid between lungs and ribs, ambistryn 1gm injection

Hello, My cousin had fluid between his lungs and the rids. Doctor has taken out that fluid, but now by doing test he found that the SGPT result was 90 IU/L. He gave some medicines for that. After 4 days the test was again done and the result was 236 IU/L. The Doctor told us to give him AMBISTRYN 1gm injection for 15 days with other tablets . He has no physical problem, he is not having any weakness. Should we admit him? I need further help. Thank you.
Asked On : Sat, 5 May 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  196
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Pulmonologist 's  Response
Thanks for your query.
Fluids in pleural cavity (what you call between lungs and ribs), commonly known as pleural effusion. There are many cause for that including tuberculosis. Inj ambistryn is given for that along with few other drugs. I think you must post the reports of the pleural fluid and exactly what drug was given to him to help me better understand the disease.
What I feel is they have started anti tubercular treatment. Your cousin developed drug induced hepatitis so the proper treatment was stopped and modified regimen was started.
There is nothing to get worried......plz post the details for further advice....

Best wishes
Answered: Sat, 26 Oct 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor