@londonwc1 Welcome to connect ,glad to have you join us . We only can let you know what helps us . I had the same problem alth not a CKD person. Drinking lots of water helps and Potassium and old remedy is drinking some dill pickle juice when cramps start I have done this and it really works . CHeck with your Dr. about if you can take it . Glad your here and others will join in . I couldnt take Gapapentin it hurt me worse then the cure . One think I use is ice and that gave me relief .