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can dosing vancomycin too fast cause renal failure

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Usually not: It causes flushing and not feeling well. However, if someone allergic to any drug he/she could develop renal failure.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Dose adjusted : Antibiotic use is often a choice between difficult issues.If vanc is one of the few drugs that will cure the infection it may be necessary. With vanc ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Benz
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes.: In the hospital we use gloves and isolation while taking care of patients with vre as it can be spread if you come in contact with the infected bodily ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Have not seen that: I have not seen herpes cause renal failure, but sometimes strange things can happen to an unlucky person with any disease. The medications to treat he ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Renal failure: Your question cannot be answered in 400 characters. Please go to this link to answer your question: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/kidney_failure/page ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Raffoul
Specializes in General Practice
Unknown toxicity: Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin involved in essential pathways of cellular metabolism. Biotin deficiency is rare, as it is found in many foods, whil ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Unlikely: biotin is water soluble vitamin and an unlikely cause of renal failure.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Taking very large amounts of vitamin d can potentially lead to too much calcium in your blood. That, in turn, can potentially lead to kidney damage, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: High serum creatinine is the result of kidney failure, not the other way around. What is your serum creatinine level? If it is higher than 1.2 mg %, p ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ehab Kasasbeh
19 years experience Cardiology
Swelling: Swelling in the intestinal wall. Some diuretics are better absorbed in this setting by mouth. If this fails then IV diuretics. Hope this helps.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Varies: Different people and ethnic groups have varying degrees of tolerance for alcohol. If you think you may be drinking too much, you probably are. Be ca ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Prostaglandins: Nsaids inhibit prostaglandins, the bad ones that cause inflammation but also the good ones that help make your stomach coating and help maintain good ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Can cause other problems but not kidney failure.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
No but: No but improper dosing can or changes in your body can modify the dosage you require. Improperly monitored this drug can be dangerous. Be sure to fo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Loop diuretics about: inhibiting tubular absorption, not glomerular filtration: the glomerular pathology of nephrotic syndrome. Thus no! If anything, Lasix, (furosemide) &a ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Plenty: Some of the common ones are some over the counter pain killers, antibiotics like aminoglycosides, amphotericin b, chemotherapy drugs. Here is an artic ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Fludrocortisone is more likely to cause electrolyte changes or changes in glucose metabolism. Vascular volume changes significant enough to cause dil ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Zooker
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: Creatine can be an effective part of an aggressive strength training program, but you have to use it carefully. You don't simply take it and wait to ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not in a 22 year old: In an individual with serious preexisting heart disease it is technically possibly. In a 22 year old, virtually impossible.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Depends on the degree of muscle injury/breakdown and whether the patient was adequately hydrated and acidosis was adequately treated in the acute epis ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Md: Faintness may indicate many problems 1. Low blood pressure 2. Anemia3. Drug effect 4. Low sugar if you are diabetic. Several electrolyte problems oc ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Shock: Hypovelemic shock can cause renal failure from either the body conserving free water due to severe dehydration and producing a low volume of highly co ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
CALCIUM: Congestive heart failure can cause an abnormally large scrotum by it's self.

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