A 60-year-old female asked:
Can certain medications cause the kidney to become atrophic?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Steven Chmielewski answered
29 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Yes.: Many drugs can result in renal failure which will eventually lead to atrophy of the kidneys. It's rare today though since we are well aware of these drugs and your doctor should monitor renal function if you're taking them.
Answered on Jan 22, 2019
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