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How can nsaids cause renal failure?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Prostaglandins

Nsaids inhibit prostaglandins, the bad ones that cause inflammation but also the good ones that help make your stomach coating and help maintain good blood flow in the kidneys.
Over time, chronic NSAID use can cause kidney failure.

In brief: Prostaglandins

Nsaids inhibit prostaglandins, the bad ones that cause inflammation but also the good ones that help make your stomach coating and help maintain good blood flow in the kidneys.
Over time, chronic NSAID use can cause kidney failure.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Fred McCurdy
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: NSAIDS

They can reduce blood flow through the kidneys and they can cause inflammation within the kidney.
Here's a good place to find out more: http://www.Uptodate.Com/contents/nsaids-acute-kidney-injury-acute-renal-failure-and-nephrotic-syndrome.

In brief: NSAIDS

They can reduce blood flow through the kidneys and they can cause inflammation within the kidney.
Here's a good place to find out more: http://www.Uptodate.Com/contents/nsaids-acute-kidney-injury-acute-renal-failure-and-nephrotic-syndrome.
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