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Can a person with kidney problems take levitra

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Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Anti-Aging Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: Its cleared through kidneys and liver but dosage needs adjustment, if on dialysis, sorry, can't take it!
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes ?lower dose: Subjects with kidney problems can take Cialis & viagra (sildenafil) however they should consult with their nephrologist first. Reduced kidney function... Read More

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Depends....: Lithium use can cause damage to your kidneys. Regular lithium blood levels together with kidney function tests like creatinine and GFR will assist in ... Read More
Dr. Shane Russell-Jenkins
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Depends.: Lithium is a salt, an electrolyte, just like the table salt on your food. The kidney regulates the electrolytes in your body. With lithium, because i... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Normal: I am assuming the estimated GFR is 99 ml/min. While i join other pathologists and nephrologists who has little use for subscientific estimates of glom... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
GFR: Glomerular filtration rate, describes flow rate of filtered urine thru kidney. Usually measured as creatinine clearance rate & is volume of blood plas... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
Problem: Its vague description, gain wt with healthy calories , stay away from protein til kidney problem solved by a nephrologist.
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Appears safe but...: Lysine is generally considered safe by most authorities. There are reports that high doses can cause gallstones and increase cholesterol in animals bu... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Usually not...: Foamy urine appears in the patients with diabetic kidney disease(diabetic nephropathy), inherent kidney(nephrotic syndrome), or drugs such as televanc... Read More
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Dr. David Sire
Dermatology 54 years experience
Topical antifungals: Depending on the type of fungus that is present, there are a variety of topical antifungals. Sometimes they infect the palms as well as the plantar s... Read More
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Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 16 years experience
Too specific: Your question requires detailed consultation with a physician or pharmacist. General information about drug interactions can be found by putting your... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Urinary burning: I would not attribute urinary burning to eating the protein supplement unless you're not drinking anywhere enough fluids. 50 gms per day of protein po... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Depends: Now depends on how compromised the kidney is. So best to confer with your doctor. If you have renal failure or severe renal insufficiency then no to m... Read More

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