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Diuretics For High Creatinine Levels
Bun/creatinine ratio = 20...Taking Diovan hct 160/12.5 for htn-could diuretic in BP med be affecting level?
Likely: We have a saying in laboratory medicine, "treat the patient, not the numbers." you may be a little dry from your diuretic or simply not having drunk water before the exam. Generally, there's little reason to focus on your lab numbers; look at how your medication is affecting you generally, and how you feel. ...Read more
By strict definition, a diuretic is any medicine causing increased urination. More practically, a diuretic is a medicine causing the kidney to secrete excess fluid by blocking the re-absorption of either water itself or electrolytes like sodium (primarily), potassium, chloride and bicarbonate. These medicines are effective treatments for many disorders including ...Read more
Can creatinine be falsely low in volume overloaded patient? Gained 10%, edema but crt went down from 2.2 to 1.4. Using na bicarb and weekly diuretic.
I hav a swollen face since years. Thyroid,cortisol,creatinine all ruled out. Docs r unable to find d cause. Which diuretic can i use? Plz help!
Considerations: In a female in 20s with isolated facial swelling (angioedema) could be possible - checking CRP, ESR, C4 levels could be helpful. Unusual exposures should be evaluated (insect bites, food, etc.) for possible allergic reaction. In females with PCOS an evaluation of hormones by physician should be considered. ...Read more
I have a bloated face due to high estrogen levels.I was on spironolactone for a yr bt dint notice any reductn in the swelling. Bt spiro is a diuretic?
My mom has copd, CHF and is a diabetic. Kidney level are high and diuretic isn't working and has fluid on lungs how long will she live?
Calcium level elevated...49 yr old female taking 25mg maxide diuretic. Do not eat a lot of meat or get the vit d. Is this the cause?
If a person is taking diuretics and laxatives during a seven day fast will it increase insulin levels in diabetics?
High blood sugar: Prolonged fasting will down regulate Insulin receptors and also Insulin production. Once one goes back to eating, blood sugars may shoot up because it will be even more difficult to get insulin/sugar into cells when there are fewer Insulin receptors. "starvation diabetes" is a well known consequence to prolonged caloric restriction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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