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A 33-year-old member asked:

Why're non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as meloxicam considered contraindicated in renal disease?

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Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 37 years experience
They hurt the kidney: Nsaids interfere with the internal regulation of blood flow in the kidney. Using them reduces renal blood flow and decreases kidney function.
Last updated Jun 11, 2015

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