The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App 
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Ask the Experts About

Hepatitis and HIV CoinfectionHepatitis and HIV Coinfection
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

Aug 31, 2009

My SGOT and SGPT level has inreased to 74 and 93 respectively due to Lipitor 10mg tablet, which I was taking for cholestro. How can I reduce SGOP and SGPT without reducing the dosage of Lipitor 10mg and without further medication.

Response from Dr. McGovern

Your liver function tests are only mildly increased. I think as long as you feel okay, I would have your liver tests repeated to be certain that are not increasing. If you are not at your ideal body weight, your liver function tests may decline nicely with weight loss.

HBV and partner
Can I have Hepa B vaccine?

  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary



This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint