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Harmful Effects Of High Concentration Of Creatinine

High levels of creatinine indicate improper functioning of kidneys. In some cases, dehydration and certain drugs (Corticosteroids and Pyrimethamine) can also raise serum creatinine. Acute kidney failure occurs when the serum creatinine level increases more than 0.5 mg/dL from the normal level, and chronic kidney failure occurs when it is more than 2.5 mg/dL.

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Please suggest medicine to lower creatinine level.

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is suffering from chronic kidney disease. At present her creatinine level is 4.8 mg/dl (milligram/deciliter). Her creatinine levels in the last two years have been increasing in order such as 2, 2.2, 2.7, 3.8 and 4.8 mg/dl respectively. Her urea level is 114. Is there any treatm...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to By seeing her reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity), I understand the pattern of rise in creatinine and her condition of chronic kidney disease (CKD). As such there are no medicines to cure creatinine. You just have to make sure that she maintains h...  Read Full »

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