My GFR is reduced to 57 and I wonder if it has anything to do with the medications I take.
Hello Jojo. Please list your medications so we know what you are asking about for medications considering there are so many. Add them as a comment to your original question.
The GFR is easily influenced by whether you are dehydrated or fasting. Yours is not really a problem as in our lab it needs to be over 60 for normal. It varies day to day and is considered a snapshot of that days blood draw and used with other results such as AST, ALT, creatinine and so forth. One test result says little. Also, this is observed over time and trends are looked for. I wish mine were that good. My kidneys are stressed and I tend to have GFR in the forties. Creatinine is a better indicator.
Has your physician indicated that you are having kidney problems? That information would be present in the rest of your Comp. Blood Test and discussion with the doctor.
More help to follow once we have your med list and any disease states for which you are being treated.
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