Irbesartan or Avapro is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is also used to treat kidney problems caused by type 2 diabetes. What are the effects on creatinine? Will it increase or reduce creatinine?
Get facts on the effects of irbesartan on creatinine
In clinical studies in patients with hypertension and type 2 diabetic renal disease, the adverse effects have been reported many times. Many patients may complain that they experience dizziness, lightheadedness, or upset stomach. During blood test, they may see high potassium blood level and elevated serum creatine level.
There is not a complete list of possible side effects here. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist, or you can email to firstname.lastname@example.org for detailed suggestions.
Why does Irbesartan causes high creatinine?
Medicines will also produce some wastes while helpful. These metabolic products are discharged by the liver or kidneys, thus will burden the kidneys and causing further damage.
How to lower creatinine naturally?
High creatinine indicates kidney damage, because this products is filtered by glomeruli. To lower high creatinine is to increase the permeability of glomeruli so as to increase GFR (glomerular filtration rate), speeding up the filtration of creatinine. To achieve that goal, you can do things based on the following aspects:
● Drink enough water. Water is the most natural cleanser of your body. You should keep your body hydrated so that the kidneys can form enough urine to discharge excessive creatinine.
● Eat less sodium. You should limit your sodium intake to no more than 6g each day, and less preferably.
● Control protein intake. At different stages, the right amount of protein will vary according to different cases. Therefore, as for your own condition, you should consult your doctor.
● Traditional Chinese Medicine
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