Is fish oil OK to take with kidney disease?
Fish oil is used to slow the progression of kidney disease in people with IgA nephropathy. While fish oil capsules may be effective in many patients, some patients do not respond to it. How does it work? The omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil prevent inflammation in the kidney to slow down progression of kidney disease.
What vitamins increase creatinine levels?
Vitamin D receptor activation has been associated with increased serum creatinine and reduced estimated glomerular filtration rates, raising concerns that its use may be detrimental to kidney function.
Can fish oil cause kidney problems?
Too much vitamin D buildup as a result of excessive intake of fish oil supplements can result in vitamin D toxicity. Hypervitaminosis D induces high levels of calcium in your blood; this can cause calcification — a buildup of calcium salts — in your organs like the kidneys and heart.