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3 years ago
I was on glimison m 1/500 . Half tablet per day Diabetes was in control but i heard somewhere that metfprmin is npt good for kidney dieses.as my creatinine level stays between 1.0 to 1.7 can i use only glimipiride? Is it safe my suger level is around 100_110 in morning. And what would be the require dose? 1_2_3 mg?? I had heart attack and 3 arteries are block pumping is 20%
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Dr. Jagruti Shah
Diabetes Specialist
3 years ago
You can get you E-GFR. when you do s.creatinine e
If it is more than 60 then you can safely continue the same drugs if post lunch sugars are acceptable that is less than 140 mg %. Some times it is safer better to change more kidney friendly drugs and small dose of insulin.
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