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High SGPT level. Hepa test and ultrasound normal. Are my antibiotics causing increased liver enzymes?

i am 35 years old and my sgpt is 135,i ve done all hepa test and ultrasound but there s nothing wrong with my organs.i have next labtest next day and i m afraid my level will not drop down coz i did 3x test already.i suspected it was my prescripted medication antibiotic that s affecting my liver enyme rise high.please help me how to lower it fast.i tried all healthy diet and sylimarin but it s not helping.
Asked On : Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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Thanks for posting your query.
There are umpteen number of causes for raised SGPT.
Yes, certain antibiotics do increase the SGT level, but not all. You have not mentioned which antibiotic you are taking. So it is difficult to say whether it is actually causing your raised SGPT.
Though viral hepatitis is one common cause of raised SGPT, there are other causes as well like autoimmune hepatitis and metabolic diseases. You need to get these tests also done.
I hope that answers your question.
Answered: Thu, 7 Nov 2013
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