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Hi all:

For patients administering steroids, why there is increased BUN/creatine ratio? Is this due to the catabolic effects of steroid on the muscles?

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This is first time listening about the damaging effects of steroids on the kidney, but if this occurs may be your explanation is correct.
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This is first time listening about the damaging effects of steroids on the kidney, but if this occurs may be your explanation is correct.
Waiting to know the definitive answer
I think it has to do with its inhitory effect on Prostaglandins in afferent arteriole,causing reduced GFR & Renal plasma flow
 
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