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Pay More Attention to Renal Toxicity

Provided by Expert Zhang Youkang on 2014-06-29 09:01

Pay More Attention to Renal ToxicityDo you know your own kidneys? Do you know that some of your behaviors may have damaged your kidneys? Maybe you have not feel the discomfort,but it is possible that your kidneys may have been effected. Here the article aims at offering some specific knowledge about some nephrotoxic drugs,which may can help you take better care of yourself. Contact ONLINE DOCTOR to get more details quickly and directly for free.

Renal Toxicity refers to the toxic reaction in kidneys caused by the medicine. Kidneys are the main excretory organ of organism that is easier to be affected by medicines. Some medicine may cause direct toxic effect or lead to the renal damage through anaphylaxis.

The clinical manifestation of Renal Toxicity is diverse. The incipient symptoms may be proteinuria and cylindruria. And when it get worse,it may also cause Kidney Failure or ESRD (End Stage renal Disease).

In clinic,more common drugs that will cause renal toxic reaction mainly contains the following:

-- Common Western Medicine

1. Antibiosis and other chemotherapeutic drugs

Like Amphotericin B,neomycin,Penicillin and so on.

2. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID)


3. Cancer chemotherapeutic agents

4. Anti-epilepsy drugs

5. Narcotic

6. All kinds of vascular contrast agent

-- Traditional Chinese Medicine

According to the study of toxicity of traditional Chinese drugs,there are about 50 kinds of Chinese traditional medicines are toxic to kidneys. There are three kinds of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that may cause kidney damage:

1. Plant Medicines

Such as Tripterygium wilfordii,Akebia Stem,mandala and so on.

2. Animal Medicine

Fish gallbladder,sea horse,centipede,snake venom,etc.

3. Mineral Medicine

Like some some types of containing arsenic,mercury,lead or other.

Besides,Kidney Failure is not short-term events. it is not a short-term event,but a result of the long-term of renal damage.

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