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Question regarding blood test and medication

Hey there, anyone know if taking Ativan (lorazepam) 1 to 2 days before a blood test for serum creatinine levels would have any effects on results?

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Here is information about getting a creatinine test, https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/creatinine-test/about/pac-20384646

It sounds like the only thing that affects a creatinine test is the kidneys having an issue, not a person taking a pill. If you think the ativan might have actually affected your kidneys, talk to your doctor.

The following is a list of possible side effects from ativan, https://www.rxlist.com/ativan-side-effects-drug-center.htm.

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I can only tell you that I've been on clonazepam, a different benzo, for many many years and the issue has never come up when I get my physical, where they always test creatinine levels to make sure your kidneys are doing well.  Nor has any psychiatrist or doctor raised this as an issue, nor have I ever seen this as an issue, nor do I see why the action of a drug that affects GABA would also affect creatinine levels.  You can mess it up by eating too much protein, though.  Peace.
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And by that I mean way too much protein, as many bodybuilders and those on fad diets that are common these days sometimes do.  It would take time for that to happen, though.
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