U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 42-year-old female asked:

In sep my egfr was 70 with creatinine of .88, started spiro in jan, now numbers are 49 egfr and 1.2 cr. dose cut in half, labs the same. should i worry?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Rise of creatinine: You should see a nephrologist (N) to find the cause of your acute rise of creatinine (C). It may be due to causes other than Sprio (S). Causes of acute rises of C are nephrotoxic agents and obstruction, among others. See a N to get an answer to your question. Good luck.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated May 8, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.