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Dr. Has prescribed me Tolvaptan 15 mg BID to continue life long. I have poly cystic kidney disease, my mom also have such cysts since long, she is now 62 years old. Please advise how long to continue. Is it safe. It is very expensive medication. I had done my sonography as well.

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Best shall be to consult a nephrologist. The research are yet to conclude. They say it slows the decline of kidney function in polycystic kidney disease.
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