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What is analgesic nephropathy? What causes it?

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management
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In brief: Kidney damage

caused by chronic use or overdosage of OTC pain meds like Tyleno or NSAIDs.
As the functional parts of the inner Kidney are destroyed, kidney function will decrease manifesting in numerous ways including irregular/elevated blood pressure, changes in urination, weakness, neuropathy, etc.

In brief: Kidney damage

caused by chronic use or overdosage of OTC pain meds like Tyleno or NSAIDs.
As the functional parts of the inner Kidney are destroyed, kidney function will decrease manifesting in numerous ways including irregular/elevated blood pressure, changes in urination, weakness, neuropathy, etc.
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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