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Q: why my serum creatinine level increased ?

I am 55 years IHD patient with high cholestrol levels,under going treatment from a cardiologist.I am using a.Tab Aspirin Delayed Release 150mg(Od) b.Tab Metoprolol 25 mg(od) c.Losarten 50 mg(od)d.Tab Atorvastanin 20mg(od) since Jan 2010.I used Tab fenofibrate also for about 6 months.Recently it is omitted.I am not hypertensive or diabetic.Recent blood test reveals my serum creatinine level increased to 1.7.I am not having any urine problem or any other adverse symptoms. why this creatinine level increased without any symptoms ? Is this creatinine level increase due to adverse affects of medicines I am using ?

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10/25/12 12:39pm

Hi Tkraju,


Here is a link to information on what abnormal results may be linked to:


Elevated Creatinine


Consider discussing with your pharmacist as well. They'd be a good resource on whether or not any of your medications may be impacting your creatinine levels, along with your doctor.


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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By tkraju, Community Member— Last Modified: 02/17/13, First Published: 10/24/12