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SGPT level high, stopped hives medication before LFT, on Cetzine. Is it due to Hep B or C ?

hii doc, I had a liver function test few days back .My sgpt or Alt value is 72 which is higher that normal range.All other values are in normal range.i stopped my medication for hives 2days before LFT. I took cetzine for 20 days .is it due to this my sgpt has increased? or is it due to hepatitis b or c.I am virgin and the only exposure i had was a french kiss 6 years back with braces. how will be mine sgpt value if i have chronic hept b after 6 years?.am i ok doctor?
Asked On : Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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CETRIZINE can't cause high values of SGPT.
Although the most common cause for high levels of SGPT is generally due to 
consumption of alcohol.
Use of certain medications like pain killers,anti depressants,antibiotics,herbal medicines etc can  also result in high GGTP.
Other conditions which can increase SGPT levels are
High triglyceride levels
Diabetes etc

I advise you to get lipid profile done along with blood sugar levels.

Since there is no particular medicine for its cure,I advise following things 
Do regular exercises 
Stop taking any medication
Take fresh fruits and green vegetables 
Avoid junk foods like pizzas,burgers,noodles etc and colas. 
Reduce weight and be in required range of BMI. 

Get SGPT repeated again after 3 months and if you still find it high,then consult a gastroenterologist and get tested for hepatitis markers and other relevant tests. 
Answered: Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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