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Does a creatinine of 15 need dialysis?

Q: If the creatinine level reaches above 15 mg/dl, what precautions should one take? is it nearing the stage for dialysis?

A:A creatinine of 15 mg/dl means a kidney function of less than 10% and stage 5 disease. This is the stage for dialysis; in fact, it should have been done earlier.

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