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What causes elevated ALT levels?

gud morning doctor. my son have some problem shown during some tests like ALT (GPT) maximum range 56 but his test shows that his ALT (GPT) is 106 about 100 % more than. he have not hepatitis c or B. for your information sir he was after his graduation n home and take oily food and only taking rest no exercise and taken some antibiotec augmenton. pls we parents are worried about
Wed, 11 Mar 2015
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Hello

Increased ALT may indicate liver injury.It may be due to many reasons like hepatitis,alcohol intake,altered lipid profile,medicines,auto immune causes etc.

He may need few investigations like routine hemogram,random blood sugar,lipid profile,ultrasound of abdomen.
I suggest tablet ursodeoxycholic acid 300 mg twice daily for three months to my patients.It helps in regeneration of liver cells.

He may need few more medicines after full investigations.

Get well soon.
Take Care
Dr.Indu Bhushan
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