Creatinine

What is Creatinine?

Creatinine is a breakdown product of creatine phosphate in muscle, and is usually produced at a fairly constant rate by the body & excreted by kidney. It helps in assessing renal function.

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I have just found my creatine levels to be 1.33 gfr to be 50. I am 55 yrs old with a history of 2 strokes and have sleep...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
GFR is normal, creatinine levels in the upper limit of normal

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

The normal range for GFR is 90 to 120, so yours...

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Husband is taking doxycycline hyclate 100 mg. Had blood work / Creatinine count is 5.2.
Was this a false reading? has appt with nephrologist...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Need to discontinue Doxycycline and follow up on renal function tests

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Dear Sir, I have gone through your question...

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Would you consider that if the kidneys were operating with Creatinine and GFR readings between 275 / 22 and 450 / 12 for a full month – (the worst...

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Brief Answer:
Organs can get affected

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hi
normal creatinine is 80 to 100 and if you have 400 to 450 it is very high.

so what...

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