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What Medicines Should Be Avoided if I Have Damaged Kidneys


2014-01-03 01:08

What Medicines Should Be Avoided if I Have Damaged KidneysWhen you have damaged kidneys, their function of excreting a drug and its metabolite will be affected, you should keep a close eye on the medicine you take, because some of them are nephrotoxic and taking them will further damage your kidneys. What medicines should be avoided if you have damaged kidneys?

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

NSAIDs are often used to decrease pain and inflammation. It, even in short courses, can cause acute kidney injury as a result of renal under-perfusion.

Some antibiotics

Antibiotics are often used to treat infection. But some of them, for example, penicillin, cephalosporins, and nitrofurantoin, may be harmful to the kidneys. Antibiotics, like aminoglycosides, amphotericin and ciclosporin may cause direct toxicity to the renal tubules, resulting in acute tubular necrosis.

Some painkillers

Painkillers are often used to alleviate pain. But taking acetaminophen, aspirin, narcotics, paracetamol and some other painkillers may also lead to renal insufficiency.

Diuretics

Diuretics is helpful for lowering blood pressure and decreasing swelling. But used often, they may contribute to electrolyte imbalance and kidney function impairment.

Hypotensive drugs

High blood pressure medications can initially decrease kidney function and change electrolyte levels, so you may have frequent blood tests to monitor your condition.

There are many other medicines that have renal toxicity. Space limited, we can not list all them here. Generally speaking, almost all the western medicine have side effects, even the common drugs used in kidney disease, such as ACE inhibitors and ARB. They can lower blood pressure and reduce proteinuria, but they cause dry cough, headache, weakness and so on. If possible, you can take some natural herbs instead of them. Traditional Chinese Medicine has thousand years of history. They are all natural. You can contact our online doctors for further information. Do not take over-the-counter (OTC) without the doctor’s instruction.




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