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What Hypertensive Medications Increase Serum Creatinine
Is Apixaban nephrotixic what is the dose if serum creatinine is1.7 in 72 yr hypertensive male with paroxysmal Afib & if so what is the alternative?
Ask prescribing doc: What is his current dose of apixaban? At 5 mg or 2.5 mg twice by mouth daily? For his reported conditions, 2.5 mg twice by mouth daily would be adequate. Of course, always be followed and monitored closely. Before starting a change in its use, always ask the prescribing doctor - not one online since the prescribing knows more about him than anyone online. ...Read more
If my serum creatinine increased but within normal range is it certain i will develope ckd?Im so worried to have ckd.
Stop worrying: Jeff, someone has perhaps misled you. Everyone will at some time in his/her life will have creatinine increase -- it always happens at puberty, especially in males, and it happens to any young man who starts a fitness program. These are not thoughts that you should be having -- life's hard enough without this. Please talk frankly with a competent, caring physician. ...Read more
My serum creatinine was increases from .90, three years ago to 1.09. Do I have to be worried?I male 22y/o 5'9, 70kgs
Male 58,diabetic since last 12 years , heart patient . increase in serum creatinine from 0.98 to 1.4 in five months . does it show CKD ? what to do ?
See doc.: The increase in serum Cr indicates a significant decline in renal function and needs a good explanation. Degree of absolute dysfunction is not possible to estimate without more info. You should see your primary care doc or a nephrologist to help understand the underlying disorder. It could be as simple as dehydration or a medication effect, but could also represent a serious underlying disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine report shows Protein 15mg/dl, RBC =Occasional,
Serum Creatinine increase to 0.81mg/dl from 0.76 in a month. Mild Left Flank Pain. What is this?
Just watch & see...: Your one-time reported difference in urine & blood laboratory findings should not incite worry, just just watch, wait, see, & repeat them in 3 months as needed depending clinical profile may evolve. And if pain in left flank is really from left kidney remains to be seen, but detailed history + physical exam + timely imaging studies such as CT scan or US will help define the myth behind concerns. ...Read more
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