Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: Expert Opinions on HIV Cure Research
   
Ask the Experts About

Understanding Your LabsUnderstanding Your Labs
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Elevated creatinine levels
Feb 20, 2005

I refer to my previous question of Jan 23 where i mistakenly referred to creatinine as creatine. My latest blood test showed a level of 1.3mg/dl which is above the range of 0.6-1.2. I am on Tenofovir, efavirenza and 3tc and this elevated level has only been apparent since switching meds about one year ago. If it was to remain at this level is it likely to cause serious kidney problems in the future? My blood pressure is 120 over 85. I appreciate any information that you may be able to give me on this subject. Many thanks

Response from Dr. Holodniy

That level is just a hair outside the normal range. I would not be that concerned about it now. However, I would continue to have your kidney function monitored on a routine basis.



Previous
dental
Next
Rare Strain of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement