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Is it safe for a cardiac patient with 2 stents in LAD to use lithium.....also well controlled type 2 diabetic with oral med....sreatine 1.1?

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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine
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In brief: Ans

I assume you are on your medications for the stents.
Lithium is metabolized through the kidney so you kidney function is monitored and so far your creatinine seems ok. Now the diabetes can cause a problem for you and lithium if you kidney function is compromised due to the diabetes CSI be sure to keep your blood sugars as perfect as you can. Monitor closely. Your hardy issue is affected by the dm

In brief: Ans

I assume you are on your medications for the stents.
Lithium is metabolized through the kidney so you kidney function is monitored and so far your creatinine seems ok. Now the diabetes can cause a problem for you and lithium if you kidney function is compromised due to the diabetes CSI be sure to keep your blood sugars as perfect as you can. Monitor closely. Your hardy issue is affected by the dm
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