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What is creatinine?

  • Creatinine is a breakdown product of creatine phosphate in muscle, and is usually produced at a fairly constant rate by the body (depending on muscle mass). Serum creatinine is an important indicator of renal health because it is an easily measured by-product of muscle metabolism that is excreted unchanged by the kidneys.

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  • Answer: Creatinine is a breakdown product of creatine phosphate in muscle, and is usually produced at a fairly constant rate by the body (depending on muscle mass). Serum creatinine is an important indicator of renal health because it is an easily measured by-product of muscle metabolism that is excreted unchanged by the kidneys.
  • Answer: Creatinine is another name for chemical waste. It is a breakdownproduct of creatine phosphate in muscle.
  • Answer: A creatine anhydride, C4H7N3O, formed by the metabolism of creatine, that is found in muscle tissue and blood and normally excreted in the urine as a metabolic waste.
  • Answer: Creatinine is a byproduct of muscle metabolism that is excreted at a constant rate by the kidneys. It is a useful indication of kidney function and can be used to calculate the Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) that indicates how much fluid is filtered by a glomerulus (filtration unit of the kidney) per minute/hour etc.
  • Answer: creatinine random urine=297.8
  • Answer: Creatinine Clearance
    In general, creatinine clearance is the removal of creatinine from the body. In renal physiology, creatinine clearance is the volume of blood plasma that is cleared of creatinine per unit time. Clinically, creatinine clearance is a useful measure for estimating the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) of the kidneys.1

    Creatinine is a breakdown product of creatine phosphate in muscle, and is usually produced at a fairly constant rate by the body (depending on muscle mass).2

    The result of this test is an important gauge used in assessing excretory function of the kidneys.1

    1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creatinine_clearance
    2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creatinine

  • Answer: It is an indicator of early renal (kidney) impairment. A nephrologist should be consulted without delay.
  • Answer: Creatinine clearance test. This test evaluates how efficiently the kidneys clear a substance called creatinine from the blood.
  • Answer: yes.it indicates the begining process of renal impairment.nephrologist should see you without delay.
  • Answer: Creatinine and creatinine clearance tests measure creatinine levels (the level of the waste product) in your blood and urine to give information about how well your kidneys are working. The substance creatine is formed when food is changed into energy through a process called metabolism. Creatine is broken down into another substance called creatinine, which is taken out of your blood by the kidneys and then passed out of your body in urine. Creatinine is made at a steady rate and is not affected by diet or by normal physical activities. If your kidneys are damaged and cannot work normally, the amount of creatinine in your urine goes down while its level in your blood goes up.

    The creatinine clearance value is found from the amounts of creatinine in the urine and blood and from the amount of urine you pass in 24 hours. This value is the amount of blood cleared of creatinine per minute, based on your body size.
  • Answer: to find out kidney filteration rate.
  • Answer: No. This is very very high and would indicated severe kidney disease.


    the person above is a COMPLETE MORON.
    Clearly this person who has the question is referring to mmOL/L


    41 is normal
    (40-110) is normal
    ignore this idiotic American idiot who fails @ grasping metric
  • Answer: Clinical importance of creatinine is the indicator of a good kidney function. High creatine means that the kidney is not filtering well or not in good function.
  • Answer: If that "6" is in the usually units used in the US then that is a markedly abnormal level and suggests severe kidney problems.

    If the kidney problem is from an acute event such as dehydration or a blockage and can be quickly reversed then the kidneys may recover. If it is chronic or from something irreversible then not.