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Hemochromatosis

High iron level

04/05/2007

Question:

Hi, I am concerned about blood tests, but, I don`t have any symptoms. The results are: UBIC 96(ug/dl) Iron serum 233 (ug/dl) Iron raturation 62(ug/dl) Gamma glutamyltransferase 128 (g/dl)

Now, I am taking TEGRETOL. Is it cause my iron level high? Pleae advise me. Thanks a lot.

Answer:

Taking Tegretol will not cause your iron levels to be high.

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Response by:

Mark   Wurster, MD Mark Wurster, MD
Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University