Secaucus, NJ
A 34-year-old male asked:

Ckd chf patient on fluid 1l restriction bun 53, creatinine 2, going worse when on lasix (furosemide). at what bun am i too dehydrated/cause for high bun/c ratio?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Bun/creatinin ratio: Greater than 20 in the absence of GI bleeding usually indicate intra vascular volume depletion. If no peripheral edema discuss need for fluid restrictions with your doctor
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