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A 57-year-old female asked:

I have had creatinine levels of 108 which dropped to 99 dr said it was fine but on metformin and understand that thi s is a contributory reason ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Your doctor is right: You did not specify the units of creatiniine, if i understand the results, your levels are within normal limits and you can take metformin. You are right to be concerned, but your creatinine is okay for this medication.
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