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Sle pt w/ flare in july. Hosp. Had dark brown urine but dr said kidneys ok. Recently GFR is 43. Could this be from plaquenil/cellcept/pred or lupus?

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: See Nephrologist

Early detection and treatment of sle kidney is very important to prevent damage to the kidneys.
Creatinine may be normal at certain stages/ types of kidney disease in sle. It is best to be evaluated by a nephrologist.

In brief: See Nephrologist

Early detection and treatment of sle kidney is very important to prevent damage to the kidneys.
Creatinine may be normal at certain stages/ types of kidney disease in sle. It is best to be evaluated by a nephrologist.
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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