22 months

Hypertension. Creatinine level is 131. eGFR is 54. Uric Acid is 0.45

Dear Dr Sashini Seeni, my Kidney scan report states that ''Both kidneys are normal in size, however, its echogenicity are isoechoic to the spleen. Corticomedullary differentiation preserved.
Impression: Bilateral renal parenchymal changes. no sonographic evidence of obstructive uropathy.
So may I know that under my condition, is it safe to consume 2mg PROVINACE every day as prescribed by my Family Doctor?

Thank you.

Thank you for your question. The following description regarding the query is a general description to your current condition. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to converse with our doctors for further personalised explanation.

  • Bilateral renal parenchymal disease means scarring changes in the substance of both kidneys. Causes vary and include genetic conditions like polycystic kidneys, hereditary conditions, bacterial and viral infections, kidney stones, high blood pressure, medications and others.

  • Provinace is a medication used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.

  • Therefore it’s best if you could query this to your family doctor as I believe He/She knows your health condition and medications that are suitable for you.

To further explore into your condition accurately, further information via discussion is required before reaching a conclusion. Therefore, it is suggested that you refer this to a medical doctor.

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