Ketosteril and Lasix, Swelling in Tummy and Feet2013-11-07 11:55
Question: My mother has heart problems. She used to have swelling in her tummy and feet, but she is taking lasix and ketosteril so now there is no sign of swelling. What is ketosteril for?
Answer: Ketosteril is often used to lower down serum creatinine. Creatinine is a substance that needs to be discharged through kidney. High creatinine level in blood indicates serious kidney damages and impaired kidney function.
Lasix is also called furosemide or frusemide which is a drug that is usually used to treat fluid retention in people with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or a kidney disorder. You said your mother has swelling in tummy and feet before, but now there is no sign of swelling and this is owing to the medicine she is taking.
In many cases, swelling appears as a symptom of kidney problem and also you mentioned she is taking ketosteril, so I suspect she has kidney problem. The information you mentioned is limited, so I can not give an accurate diagnosis about her illness. However, if just as I have said above she is suffering from kidney problem, I suggest her to try Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. Ketosteril helps to lower creatinine level, but it can not solve problem radically. Kidney is the organ that is responsible for discharging creatinine and when kidney function is affected, creatinine level, so if we want to get high creatinine level lowered down effectively, we must repair kidney damages to restore kidney function. Only in this way, can problem be solved from the root.
Lastly, do you have your mother’s latest test report? If yes, you can send to email@example.com. Our nephrologists will help to analyze her illness and give some practical suggestions. Hope this is helpful for your mother to control her illness well.
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