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What exactly is analgesic nephropathy syndrome?
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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
3 doctors agree
In brief: Phenacetin
Analgesic nephropathy is chronic kidney disease caused by long term use of phenacetin, Acetaminophen (tylenol) and certain nsaid's such as ibuprofen.
The incidence of this disease is much lower nowadays due to less availability of phenacetin.

In brief: Phenacetin
Analgesic nephropathy is chronic kidney disease caused by long term use of phenacetin, Acetaminophen (tylenol) and certain nsaid's such as ibuprofen.
The incidence of this disease is much lower nowadays due to less availability of phenacetin.
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh
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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management
2 doctors agree
In brief: Nephropathy syndrome
Analgesic nephropathy syndrome is a term describing damage to the kidney induced by excessive use of analgesic medications such as aspirin, phenacetin, and paracetamol.
Any single analgesic medication or combinations of these medications may cause kidney injury.

In brief: Nephropathy syndrome
Analgesic nephropathy syndrome is a term describing damage to the kidney induced by excessive use of analgesic medications such as aspirin, phenacetin, and paracetamol.
Any single analgesic medication or combinations of these medications may cause kidney injury.
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le
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