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Can Lithium, being a salt cause kidney stones?

Posted 19 Mar 2011 3 answers

I have never had a kidney stone and I'm 43 yrs. old. I started taking Lithium in March of 2009. Since summer of 2009, the creatine in my urine has been slightly elevated. In January of this year, my kidney function was only at 56%, so my primary Dr. sent me to a specialist who did 3 tests to ...

Why would a Dr order creatine kinase total test? Today I went to my Dr's office to pick up results?

Posted 24 Aug 2013 3 answers

from blood work I had done in Nov, 2012. I went to the Dr because my hand and foot was very swollen thinking It was infection he said no it was arthritis. He thought it was RA so sent me for blood tests. Later found out not RA and negative on ANA. I am going to lung Dr next week so wanted him to ...

Can Neurontin cause creatin involvement ie cramping the way statins do with me?

Posted 4 Jul 2013 2 answers

I have tried many statins & always get severe calf cramps & weakness in that area. Now I am taking Neurontin generic for neuropathy & am having similar, tho not as severe, reactions. My calves are stiffening & cramping. Is it possible that Neurontin could do that. I took Lyrica once ...

Does creatine have a shelf life?

Posted 14 Apr 2010 2 answers

I have a large container of creating that I bought roughly 3 years ago. I have started lifting weights again and would like to use it. My container does not have an expiration date on it. What are the cons of taking creatine past the typical expiration time line ?

Would taking a creatine supplement increase chances of hyponatremia for while taking oxcarbazepine?

Posted 23 Oct 2009 1 answer

I have found very little information on Trileptal in comparison to other Pharms. But when taking it I become tired. Creatine, generally used for it's benefits associated with athletics, has also been found to increase energy and cognitive focus. My question is to discover whether or not it ...

Ramipril - can I take creatine as a supplement whilst body building?

Posted 16 Sep 2012 2 answers

Am a lady in mid 50s wanting to go to gym to body build and have seen that people take creatine to aid the muscle building process but have heard conflicting comments about the benefits or lack of , of using it

My creatine level is 1.24 and has been going up slightly over the last 6 months?

Posted 14 Nov 2014 1 answer

How can I lower it??? Scared

Can a type 1 diabetic take creatine mono hydrate?

Posted 20 May 2015 2 answers

I am a teenager looking to get on creatine as I have heard very good things about it and how it helps with water retention and overall performance. I have been going to the gym regularly and I have been taking whey protein shakes. I stunbled across a protein shake I have not had before and saw it ...

Normal Creatine levels?

Posted 2 Oct 2009 1 answer

What are the normal creatine levels in a normal urine sample? What is considered acceptable levels in the D and A testing standards? Any court docs to back this standard up? thanks.

Trochanter bursitis and elevated creatine?

Posted 15 Mar 2013 1 answer

Initially 3 mos ago my internal med doc saw me for dull achey pain in both hips down to me knees. This started in both legs at the same time. My initial creatine Kinease level was 584. My doctor was puzzled because I am no meds that would elevate the creatine kinease level, had any body trauma, ...

Benicar, taking it in your 70's can it make your creatine levels higher?

Posted 6 Aug 2014 1 answer

since my husband started taking Benicar 5 years ago, he has lost weight and his creatine levels have gone up to 2.3, before taking it his kidney's were fine

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