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nsaids and renal function

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 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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Dr. Fred McCurdy
45 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
NSAIDS: They can reduce blood flow through the kidneys and they can cause inflammation within the kidney. Here's a good place to find out more: http://www.Up ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Yes and no: Nsaid may be used depending on the particular cardiac and renal condition and their severity.. Please do not take any over the counter nsaids until ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Effect blood flow: Nsaids interfere with prostaglandin production in the kidney , some of which may cause blood vessels to dilate. Blocking the prostaglandin production ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Nephrologist: Impaired kidney function is serious. The cause must be determined. I recommend that you consult a nephrologist for evaluation and treatment. Appropri ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can: It's a good idea to have a baseline renal function test (bun/creatinine) when one is on colchicine.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Hypotn decreares fxn: Low blood presure to the kidneys causes the kidneys to malfuntion. The kidneys need a large blood volume with an adequate pressure to perfuse and fun ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not much, but: Need a follow up ultrasound in a few years to see if increasing suggestive of polycystic kidney disease (pkd). If this is the case there is a chance t ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Treat infection: Gentle hydration, adjust meds for kidney function and age, control symptoms, avoid unnecessary hospital stays, have realistic expectations. Ask about ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
EGFR: The eGFR is not nearly as good as a true 24 hr urine collection for a creatinine clearance. The e stands for ESTIMATED. The urine will give you your ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rakesh Lattupalli
23 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Loosely coined term: It is a loosely coined term but most refers to blood tests to evaluate kidney function and usually include bmp- basic metabolic panel plus, phosphoro ... Read More
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