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Why are patients with chronic kidney disease at higher risk for drug related complications?

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Dr. Viswanath Chinta
Internal Medicine

In brief: Kidneys filter drugs

When Chronic kidney disease is diagnosed kidney function have already dwindled.
One of the many functions of kidneys is to filters drugs and their metabolic products into urine and excrete them. When that function is compromised, complications arise frequently.

In brief: Kidneys filter drugs

When Chronic kidney disease is diagnosed kidney function have already dwindled.
One of the many functions of kidneys is to filters drugs and their metabolic products into urine and excrete them. When that function is compromised, complications arise frequently.
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