SGOT and SGPT Levels

Questions on High SGOT (AST) and SGPT (ALT) Levels During Pregnancy

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What Should Be The SGOT (AST) and SGPT (ALT) Levels During Pregnancy

I have been getting a lot of questions over SGOT and SGPT levels during pregnancy. What should be the normal SGOT(AST) and SGPT (ALT) levels during various pregnancy stages? What are the cause and how to control the levels? If you are one of those who has been diagnosed with high SGOT (AST) and SGPT (ALT) levels then read through some of the common queries I got on this topic.

Query 1: I have been diagnosed with high SGOT and SGPT levels during pregnancy.

I am in third trimester of my pregnancy and my SGPT level is 221 and SGOT are 300 and bilirubin is 1. My gynae has advised me to take Udiliv 300mg thrice a day. I would like to know, is it safe to take this medication. This is my first pregnancy so I am a little cautious with everything.

Response: You definitely have high SGOT and SGPT levels as per third trimester of pregnancy, which is serious. Elevated SGOT and SGPT levels is an indication of a liver disease. The prescription, Udiliv 300mg is completely safe to use during pregnancy and will surely improve the health of your liver bringing down your SGOT and SGPT levels. You should wait for at least four weeks after which you should again go for a blood test to see your levels. If they further increase, your gynae may suggest to go for premature delivery.

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Query 2: Does having elevated LFT, SGOT(AST) and SGPT(ALT) levels possess danger to my baby. My SGOT/SGPT levels are 280 & 350 resp. What should I do, I am really tensed?

Response: High SGOT and SGPT levels indicate a possible level disease and any normal SGOT and SGPT levels during pregnancy are between 0 – 35 and 4 – 36 respectively. Anything above the normal levels is considered unsafe. Most gynae will not allow the pregnancy to continue beyond 37 weeks at such high ALKALINE PHOSPHATEASE, SGOT and SGPT levels as it increases the risk of still birth.

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Query 3: Hi, I am 12 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing lot of itchiness. I have been diagnosed with increased levels of ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE, SGOT and SGPT? Is it fine to use Udiliv 300mg?

Response: Udiliv 300 mg is one of the most recommended medicine for high ALKALINE PHOSPHATEASE, SGOT and SGPT levels during pregnancy. Based on your levels, your gynae would recommend you the daily dose of it. Best of Luck.

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