The main purpose of the test is to measure the amount of protein present in your body.
It will help to determine if your body is running low or high on protein.
If you are suffering from dehydration or heart failure, the urea nitrogen level will rise in your body.
And the liver help in breaking down the protein.
Your body creates waste product after eating food and it is urea nitrogen. It is flushed out of the body through urine. But when your kidney is not able to help in flushing out the waste product leaving behind some amount of trace behind, it indicates your kidney is not healthy.
There are certain medications that can hamper or alter the test result. Inform yopur doctor if you are taking any supplements or vitamins. Also, you might be asked by your doctor to fast for 8 to 12 hours before going for the test.
Depending on your test result, your doctor will give you prescribed medications.
Depending on the level of urea found in the test, the medications will vary.