A member asked:

Mom creat 1.7 bun36 all urine tests normal for kidneys. gfr right now is 26. lasix (furosemide) 80 zarol 5mg 3wk pota 20 twice day isn;t this bad for her kidney fu?

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Dr. Jesse Krakauer answered

Specializes in Endocrinology

B"sdI kidney function is impaired - most important is whether it is worsening or stable. High doses of diurects suggest being treated for serious heart failure - these may cause dehydration and worsening kidney function. Great expertise is needed to balance the benefits with the adverse effects of the medications. Depending -agents like ACE, ARB class may be appropriate - require expertise

Answered Aug 20, 2018



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