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Nutren Renal Medication
Antibiotic/heart med: Medications can be cleared either through the kidney or liver. If kidney function is impaired, certain drugs can accumulate to toxic levels. The most important of these include antibiotics and heart meds (including digoxin). There are a number of formulas avaiable to estimate the degree of kidney dysfunction and doctors will refer to these when making dosage adjustments. ...Read more
Approximately what percent of people diagnosed with hbp are considered resistent to multiple medications? The cause is renal nerve activity?
Depends: It depends on how resistant is defined. Different studies use different definitions. In my experience, true resistance is rare and usually due to inadvertant use of otc meds that antagonize the antihypertenisives, artifactual HTN due to the "white coat" effect, suboptimal regimens, etc. Renal denervation is a new procdure that is gaining popularity and is not a miracle but can help selected people. ...Read more
Llisinopril?: Hello~ NO it does not GIVE you renal failure. We use it in hypertension and in diabetics because it INCREASES pre-renal blood flow and protects AGAINST renal failure. BUT ~ if you HAVE some renal failure, the mechanism of it's action means you have to use it with care and not at all in frank renal failure. The most important issue being its POTASSIUM (K+) sparing qualities. Thanks ...Read more
Lidney Toxic meds: Otc meds that are often toxic are nsaids like Motrin alleve and Aspirin (not low dose). Antihistamine decongestants can cause urinary retention in men with large prostates. Some prescription hypertension meds can shut down the kidney (ace or renin inhibitors or blockers). Some antibiotics, psychiatric and chemotherapy meds are directly toxic. Many drugs can cause allergic kidney reactions. ...Read more
Depends: It depends if the medications are renally excreted and if they are dialyzable. If they are renally excreted and not dialyzable then they hang around in the body for a long time and have no way of being removed. If they are not renally excreted then the patient shouldn't have any problem with the medication. ...Read more
My husband have a renal parenchymal calcification left what? Is the meaning of this and what is the medication
Nephrocalcinosis: Technical term for thus condition is Nephrocalcinosis. There are several conditions possible. Most of the time needs follow up by kidney specialist and may not cause any long term damage to kidney. Best to see a kidney specialist. ...Read more
I have a non obstructive right renal calculus (3mm kidney stone in the mid pole). Do I need any medication as such or home remedies are enough. Thanks?
Good question. Please find out from Urologist what the stone is made of and depending on that what dietary measures are appropriate. Thanks ...Read more
I am a renal transplanted man, nowadays I am suffering the disc extrusion of c6-c7 compressing spinal cord. What is the medication?
For what?: It's not clear to me what medication you're asking about. An immunosuppressant because of your kidney transplant? Or something for pain control? If latter, minimize use of nsaids like Ibuprofen given their risk to harm kidneys etc. In this case, consider Acetaminophen (paracetamol in india ; elsewhere), tramadol ; other opioids. Discuss your concerns w/your family doc ; nephrologist. ...Read more
55 yr. Old spouse, chronic renal insufficiency due to aggressive chemo in 2000 for aml, now recovering from shingles, safe pain medications?
92 yrs old female, cardiac hypertrophy, hypertension and renal problem, severe anemic. What are safe iron medication 4 her.??
Depends on cause: Of her anemia. She could have nutritional deficit other than iron deficiency, also occult bleeding, also hemolysis. Even if she really does have iron deficiency anemia alone, she could have absorption problems. Assuming everything else is negative, you can try ferrous sulfate or ferrous gluconate. But get her to a doctor first before you try. ...Read more
Is there a medication to dissolve Kidney Stones? I had hip X-RAYS and an Ovoid Renal Stone was found in my Right Kidney.
Based on urine cx's: Usually the treatment is based on what the urine culture shows (e.g. What bacteria in the urine is causing the cystitis). Dosages of antibiobitics that can affect renal function will need to be adjusted for degree of kidney insufficiency. However, most of the antibiotics used to treat bacterial cystitis do not have to be adjusted for mild renal damage. ...Read more
Medications in RF: Many medications and/or the byproducts that come from taking a medication have to get out of your body by way of your kidneys. Also, some medications can, at high levels in your blood, damage your kidneys. Virtually every drug given to a renal failure patient needs to first be looked at from the standpoint of the need to alter dosing before being given. This is really important. ...Read more
I'm currently taking salofalk pills (4000mg). I have heard it can cause renal problem. I am having a 5 CM of renal cyst. Could this drug be dangerous?
Several, Be Careful: Acei, arb agents: best track record for slowing progression renal failure, but be careful: also? K+ output & can drive k+? too high; thus only use with care. Carvedilol has next best track record, especially for? Chf, even improving chf, especially if combined with acei or arb agents & lipoproteins (not cholesterol) optimized. Norvasc (amlodipine) probably next best, no? Mortality; also no? In human trials. ...Read more
Why're non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as meloxicam considered contraindicated in renal disease?
Kleb pneumoniae found - urine of parkinson patient. Neuro dr. Referred to uro & id. But senstive drugs are renal & neuro toxic. Will nephrologist solve it
Some thoughts: 26 million americans have some from of kidney disease. Typically the cause of this is related to a history of diabetes or hypertension. Other kidney diseases, although less common includes those related to kidney stones, genetic diseases (polycystic kidney disease), intrinsic kidney diseases (glomerularnephritis) etc. Great question! ...Read more
What?: What are the specific aspects about renal system under your concern now? Without further detailed specifics & relevance in all the related symptoms, it is hard to deduce right conclusion correctly. To get right answer to specific concerns, follow instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. ...Read more
Renal anatomy: The solid tissue of the kidney is divided into an outer cortex and inner medulla. The blood is filtered and urine and is produced here. Urine is emptied into the collecting system of the renal pelvis. The ureters then transport urine to the bladder. Prominence or enlargement of the collecting system can sometimes indicate obstruction to this outflow. Bilateral means it is seen on both sides. ...Read more
Renal Profile: Testing laboratories identify a group of tests, blood and serum, for assessing kidney health and function. The standard profile includes: serum creatinine, blood urea -Nitrogen (BUN), sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate, albumin, calcium, phosphate, 25-OH vitamin D, parathyroid hormone, Hematocrit, Hemoglobin, and urine studies: urinalysis, urine albumin and/or protein, creatinine - as ratio ...Read more
Renal output: Measure how much you pee is the simplest one. In Liters per day. ...Read more