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Had cold/cough, taking cap. Can the antibiotics be skewing the SGOT?

Hello. I had a cold/ cough and went to the doctor after taking Dayquil and Nyquil for a week. They gave me Zpak for five days. They also suggested I have general labs done and a physical. I did the labs and everything was good except the SGOT flagged as high. I ve read that can be as a result of the acetametaphin and the antibiotic. I m really healthy, marathon runner/gym rat and healthy eater that doesn t drink, drug, or eat junk food. Very healthy. My question is ... can the antibiotics be skewing the SGOT?
Asked On : Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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Sure,the medications can do that, especially knowing that the other parameters and I assume all other liver function tests are normal. What will help you to be sure is comparing this result to any previous LFT you had i.e. prior to having any sort of medications.
Answered: Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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