Kidney failure patients are easily to be infected due to their poor immunity, at some serious condition, the infection can cause life threaten to patients. Antibiotics is the common medicine in clinic treatment for infections, but do you know that antibiotics can lead to further kidney damage. This article will give you some suggestions about the pros and cons of antibiotics in kidney failure.
Generally speaking, the medicine can be metabolized by the kidneys, filtrated by glomerulus and secreted or reabsorbed by the kidney tubules. But due to the long time taking the medicine, the nephrona will reach the high concentration of the drugs that they can bear, untoward effects would occur. And some people who take the reasonable dosages of the medicine also suffer the kidney damage, as for renal failure patients. But sometimes, antibiotics is necessary to save the life of patients, then what can kidney failure patients do to decrease the kidney damage caused by antibiotics.
The kidney damage degree caused by taking antibiotics is related with the virulence of antibiotics to the kidney, the state of kidney function, the influence of infection to the kidney, the blood perfusion in kidney, other kinds of renal toxic drugs they take and so on. In general, once patients stop taking these medicines, most of adverse reactions on kidney also can be blocked, but for patients who take a large dosage of the medicine for a long time, thing may be get worse.
So the use of antibiotics should be cautious, patients should avoid them as soon as possible. If it is necessary, the suggestions of their doctors must be followed and have a timely adjustments. Contact our online doctors for more information about antibiotics and kidney failure, or leave messages below and send email to firstname.lastname@example.org, we will reply you within 24 hours.
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