creatinine. a follow up question.
Feb 10, 2013
Sorry for the previous post without complete info.Here is a more complete picture: Male 52 205# . cd4 good vl always <20 on atripla, for many years 4/24/12 1.06 creatinine. eGFR 80 Bun/Creat ratio 14 9/16/12 1.05 82 20 10/08 started stribild 10/31 1.21 68 16 01/24/13 1.35 60 15 1/31/13 1.23 67 14 cd4 and vl all fine on stribild as well. Should I be concerned about thje eFGR values? thanks
Response from Dr. Holodniy
Thanks for the added info. You have had a mild increase in creatinine since starting stribild, which seems to be leveling off and the BUN/Cr ratio is still in the normal range. This could be an effect of tenofovir in the stribild. Although the estimated GFR has decreased (we don't know how it's being measured), by my calculation using the standard Cockcroft-Gault formula for GFR, I get a value of 91, using your last serum creatinine, weight and age. Although I don't think there is anything to do now, you may want to discuss with your doctor.
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