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How To Lower Bun And Creatinine Levels
Only if due to : Dehydration. If the elevation is due to dehydration you may lower it by drinking water. However, in almost all instances elevated BUN and especially creatinine. Warrant seeing your doctor asap. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
If i was taking 200mg of spironolactone when I have my lab work done, would that affect the bun and creatinine level? Would it make it higher or lower
Likely no effect,,,: This is a potassium sparing diuretic and is a weak diuretic other than this function. This and other diuretics should not have an effect on BUN and creatinine as these are based on amounts in the blood and creatinine is recovered by the kidney and so depend on renal function. Good luck. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have a high bun/ creatinine level (28) and a low creatinine level (0.5) . Should I be concerned or do something?
BUN/Creat Ratio: I personally would not worry about it since the high ratio is due to a slightly elevated BUN. This might be due to a diet high in non-essential amino acids (nothing to truly be concerned about) or a mild lack of water intake. If you are still concerned, please see your primary doctor and go over all of that with her/him. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Actual values: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, if both creatinine and BUN are normal you do not need to worry about the ratio. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Need numbers: It would help to have the actual numbers. The doctor who ordered these tests would be in a better position to advise as s/he knows your health status. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Depends on drug: Many drugs are excreted by the kidneys and doses of those drugs need to be adjusted in people with elevated BUN/Cr. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Husbands blood creatinine level is 1.18, reference range is ( 0.50-1.20 mg/dl). Bun/cre ratio is 11.0, range is (10-20 ). Is there anything to be concerned about here?
No: You are reporting normal test results. There is no concern about this. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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Muscle mass: Serum levels of creatinine depend on renal function, muscle mass and intake of muscles foods. A low creatinine level is of no consequence as long as you are not emaciated. Paralyzed, or have extensive amputations. High ratio just reflects low creatinine. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What is a bun/creatinine ratio? How is it calculated and if mine is 22 but my other levels are fine what should I do?
What are the actual: Numbers? BUN number divided by creatinine number. Normal range is 10-20. 22 may not be abnormal if individual levels of BUN and creatinine are normal. Discuss the numbers with your doctor at the next visit. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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