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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Tylenol (acetaminophen): If you have kidney disease, nsaids like alleve and Advil can further worsen your kidney disease or increase your blood pressure. Therefore these medi ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
Avoid: NSAIDs as you seem to know.You can use acetaminophen(tylenol) as long as you don't exceed the recommended maximum dose of 3000 to 3500mg in 24hrs. bec ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Prednisone: Prednisone can be taken or the affected joint can be aspirated and injected with cortisone. The ultimate treatment is to take a med to normalize the s ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: You can take colcrys, uloric or alopurinial, .
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Gout and CKD: Do not take ibuprofen; best to take short course of prednisone, or get a direct injection of cortisone into the affected joint area; avoid narcotics; ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Cusano
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
CKD medications: With all medical conditions medicine should only be used if absolutely neccesary, since all medicine has some risk of toxicity. In CKD meds can help, ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Thyroid: No. Most thyroid medications do not affect the kidney function, so you should not stop it just because you have kidney disease.
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO: This would not cause a false pregnancy test and i can not think of any medications except for the medication used in the bhcg diet that would cause a ... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Anemia and stage 3: You don't need to be on a special diet with stage 3 chronic kidney disease. That will depend on your phosphorus level. What you do need is medicine (e ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really: Blood pressure pills, when used as directed, can often times prevent kidney disease associated with high blood pressure. Lisinopril can occasionally r ... Read More
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Dr. William Lages
68 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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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Allen
30 years experience Family Medicine
Topical Ice: Initially topical ice is probably the best choice. If after a few days this is not resolving, a doctor with the appropriate training could consider do ... Read More
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