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PostSubject: Any meds left for me?   Fri Aug 29, 2014 4:23 am

Hi all,

I just got labs back that have my blood creatinine level pretty high.  They were high last year too, but now my GP is worried since it has been a year.  My neur tried to get me off lasix and just keep me of 75mg of topamax, but they headaches built back, and I went back on a low dose of 20 mg of lasix a day.  I guess I'd rather have headaches, but then of course pressure will build back up, and optic nerves will get in trouble again.  I am already fighting an inrelated normal pressure glacoma possibility in my left eye.  I am allergic to diamox, so that is out as well.  I really would like to avoid a shunt, if possible, but that might be next.  Has anyone else had kidney problems form lasix?  If so, did you reverse the damage by stopping the lasix? 

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Sherry
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PostSubject: Re: Any meds left for me?   Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:47 pm

Kidney function may eventually improve, if caught in time. Have a look at http://www.ihaveiih.com/f6-iih-and-medication for threads on different medications members have tried. You can also contact the Intracranial Hypertension Research Foundation at http://www.ihrfoundation.org/ for suggestions.
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