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1 kidney+long-severe orthostatic hypotension(~77/35)+low red blood cell count(~3)+hemoglbin(9.5)+dehydrated. Use Aranesp(2 so far).Shall stop Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan)?

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Dr. Richard Amerling
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Yes!

Orthostatic hypotension can be a sign of volume depletion ("dehydration").
You should see your doctor and hold off on exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) for the time being. Indication for Aranesp is not obvious. Suggest you consult nephrologist.

In brief: Yes!

Orthostatic hypotension can be a sign of volume depletion ("dehydration").
You should see your doctor and hold off on exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) for the time being. Indication for Aranesp is not obvious. Suggest you consult nephrologist.
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