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What urine creatinine level is considered safe?

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Normal urine creatinine values vary according to gender, age and lean body mass. A level between 500 to 2,000 milligrams per day is within the normal range, according to MedlinePlus.

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What urine creatinine level is considered safe?
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For men, a reading anywhere from 14 to 26 milligrams for each kilogram of body mass, per day, is considered normal. For women, the range is from 11 to 20. Measurements and samples tested may differ in some laboratories, so it is important to clarify test results with a doctor. Ranges for normal values may also vary slightly between laboratories. There are no risks associated with taking the urine creatinine test, according to MedlinePlus.

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