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A 53-year-old female asked:

Had nephrotic syndrome 12 yrs ago..minimal change disease. should i always be on bp drug to protect kidneys? i've been on losartan and my new dr disc

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
See answer: Minimal Change Disease is one of the more common and treatable kidney diseases. >90% of patients respond to oral steroids, with most having a complete remission. However, >50% of the adults who go into remission will relapse at some point. A nephrologist is the best MD to follow you and determine what medications are best for you based on your BP, edema, renal function, urine protein amount, etc.

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Last updated Feb 21, 2019

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