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Red Yeast Rice With Kidney Disease
Can leafy greens cause protein in urine? Can BV or yeast cause protein in urine? My issue is not diabetes or kidney disease.
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
End stage kidney disease(pkd). Recurrent infections since apr, 12. Been on levoflox 500 since then.Noticed redness of skin in the leg.Is the drug safe?
On a diuretic for edema, kidney disease, i still have terrible swelling. More swelling on one leg, turns red and swells duble size, should I fone dr?
My cycle stoppd suddenly back in May.... I have a tubal ligation and ablation This month i had bright red blood and kidney disease can these be linked?
75y old(single kidney+chronic kidney disease),creatinine (~250),hemoglobin (~9.5),red cell count(3.6),Iron serum(107). Shall we use Aranesp injection?
I have a red patch of dry flaky skin on penis. Started the day i finished 3 days worth of cipro. Its not an STD i was tested for 1 in ER last week when i thought i had a kidney stone. Yeast infection?
= lovastatin/Mevacor: Red yeast rice contains a small amount of naturally occuring substance called lovastatin, which is available in prescription Mevacor or generic lovastatin. It is considered a pretty safe medication for cholesterol, but regular monitoring is recommended to ensure safety and effecacy etc... If you are using it, don't over do it and make sure to inform your doc... Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long can I take red yeast rice for cholesterol? I've heard the body can become dependent on it and your cholesterol will spike if you stop.
Indefinite: Red yeast rice contains a very low dose of the drug, lovastatin. This is a member of the statin family of cholesterol medicines. Studies have been done showing that statins can be well-tolerated and remain effective for many years. The cholesterol levels will go back up when statins are stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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