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SGPT levels increased even after taking medications. Reason? Treatment?

Hi, My father just had his SGPT a while ago, 2,507U/L. He had his blood test also and confirmed that he had HEPATITIS B . Last Thursday his SGPT is 1,730U/L. He had his medication , but why still gone up to 2,507U/L. What other medication can he take or food he should eat..Is there still a possibilities for his SGPT to decrease. Thank you
Asked On : Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Dear Friend.
He is suffering from Acute Viral Hepatitis B,
At these levels of liver enzymes he requires admission if he is not admitted.
Its important to keep a watch on his coagulation profile, PT/INR.
You need to see any alterations in his level of consciousness like day time or excessive sleeping a spectrum of hepatic encephalopathy.
He should be given high carbohydrate and low protein diet at this time.
He shouldn't get constipated in any case.
He may require bowel wash and lactulose.
If he is not admitted, I advise you to get him admitted to the earliest.
Stay Healthy
Answered: Sun, 24 Nov 2013
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