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can accutane affect kidney

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Rarely: There are case reports of glomerulonephritis occurring in Isotretinoin patients at a very rare level (one case in 38, 667 reported to fda). There are ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Very unlikely: There are case reports of glomerulonephritis occurring in Isotretinoin patients at a very rare level (one case in 38, 667 reported to fda). There are ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Accutane: I doubt the pain is related to the Accutane. I would see your doctor, describe your symptoms and let the workup progress from there.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayyaz Shah
26 years experience Dermatology
Isotretinoin: Isotretinoin is a synthetic Vitamin A based medication used to treat nodular acne. It, however also may cause side effects, some serious. Any time a n ... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but rare: Penicillin is mostly metabolized/breakdown by the liver and the by-product is then excreted to the outside world via the kidneys in the urine. Typical ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It doesn't: This question suggests you've been spending time at subscientific medical sites offering various treatments to "improve your liver"; presently they pr ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The liver is necessary for metabolism of hormones and if the disease is severe enough it does cause problems with pregnancy and fertility. Mild diseas ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Which cysts?: Ovarian cysts or acne cysts? For acne doxy can be given upto 6 months as it acts on a bacteria called propionibacterium acnes which causes inflammatio ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it does not: No Prednisone does not cause kidney damage.Long term use of Prednisone with moderate to high doses of Prednisone can cause elevation of blood pressure ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Poison: Kidney function is required to rid your blood of poisons, in which case, kidney failure leads to poisoning of tissues and thus death if not placed on ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience Family Medicine
Renal equals kidney: The kidney is the basic engine of the renal system. It is what processes the wastes and corrects the chemicals in the body. The remainder of the ren ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely.: Of the drugs taken, only mtx has any potential to causes some renal issues. But the drug combo you are on suggests that you may have a disease which ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
No but the drugs can: You shouldn't conceive if you're a woman for the first year or so. I ask men to do the same, although the risk is probably lower.
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Almost all medications of any kind can affect either the liver or kidneys in large doses and/or long-term use. Several diabetic medications do affect ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Creatine and colitis: Creatine monohydrate is usually safe in ulcerative colitis at the maintenance dose. Please consider not doing the loading dosing as this is sometimes ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not common: Some antidepressants have been linked to nonspecific renal failure, but they have not been established as the only causative factor. More often, the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Anemia: Kidneys are known for their erythropoietic nature ( ie they produce red blood cells in body). Patients in renal failure--- get anemic! Other ingredien ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
In fact: Glutathione IV is GIVEN in patients with kidney failure to supposedly help "tired blood" (anemia) There are no scientifically based medical studies s ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Some medications may take longer to be cleared from your body, and doses and intervals may be different for you compared to other people.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Decrease it!: All chronic body illnesses weaken the immune system. Physical and mental--- makes no different. Weakens the immune response!
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
High sugars: Can damage most tissues in the body mechanisms understood- high sugars cause inflammation/dysfunction of lining of blood vessels and organs themselv ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Several ways: Kidney disease in rheumatoid arthritis can be caused by some medications, amyloid deposits and vascular changes. Take care not to take higher than th ... Read More
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