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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?

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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.

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