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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 31 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
Last updated Oct 4, 2015

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