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Drugs Contraindicated in Kidney Failure

2015-01-29 15:22

Drugs Contraindicated in Kidney FailureWith the kidney function decline, kidney failure patients usually suffer from many kinds of complications and symptoms, so they have to take some medicine to control their development of their disease and remit their pains. However, the some drugs can cause toxins retention in kidney, heavier the kidney metabolism burden and damage the renal tissues. For kidney failure patients, if the remaining kidney function fail to support the metabolism of these drugs, they will suffer further kidney damage. Here will list drugs contraindicated for kidney failure patients.

Kidney failure patients must be cautious under the suggestion of their doctors when they need take some medicine. Some nephrotoxic drugs had better be avoided. The common medicine which are toxic to kidney includes:

1. Antibiotics. Aminoglycosides antibiotics including gentamicin, amikacin and so on are most dangerous for kidney. Cephalosporin class and sulfa also can lead to kidney damage.

2. Anti-inflammatory analgesic. The long time use of indometacin and ibuprofen can lead to renal interstitial lesions, causing nephritis which is difficult to treat.

3. Anticarcinogen. Most of the anticancer drugs can lead to kidney damage to kidney tissues, so renal insufficient patients should be cautious for chemotherapeutics medicines.

4. Furosemidum in diuretic.

5. Other drugs bad for kidney include ciclosporin, forming material used in CT tests, heavy metal, radioactive rays and so on, kidney failure patients, especially patients with the young or old age should avoid these medicines or tests as much as possible.

All in all, kidney failure patients should take medicines under the suggestions of their doctors, avoiding the drugs what we mentioned. And we really hope these drugs Contraindicated can help you a lot. Now if you want to know more information about the forbidden for kidney failure patients or ask for treatment suggestions, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.

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