Drug abuse may cause chronic kidney disease

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Editor's note: Kidney is the source of life. Good kidney, the body will be good. Kidney gas filling, energetic ability. At present, the incidence of chronic kidney disease continues to rise worldwide. Kidney disease is known as the "invisible killer". Many patients do not have any symptoms in the early stage. They have a little understanding of the disease and even have misunderstandings. They do not pay attention to it until they have severe conditions such as renal failure and uremia. In response to this problem, the People's Health Network has created a column entitled "Early Knowledge of Health". This issue will sort out some drugs that can hurt the kidney in your daily life. With you will be healthy in the end!


Mixed cold medicine can cause kidney failure?


Many people have a cold, so they go to the drugstore to buy some cold medicine at will. One kind of cold medicine feels ineffective, and several kinds of cold medicine are taken together. However, is this right? Self-free "superposition of cold medicine", there are indeed some patients will cause kidney injury, severe cases can cause acute renal failure.


Abuse of acid-suppressing drugs, aggravating renal injury
Recently, researchers at the St. Louis Healthcare System in the United States have found that long-term abuse of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as omeprazole, which suppresses stomach acid, may accelerate the progression of kidney disease.

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Careful medication:


It is often said that "it is a three-point poison". There are indeed many drugs that have greater nephrotoxicity. Shi Wei reminded that you must be cautious and follow the regular doctor's advice to take medicine, not to increase the dose without authorization, and pay more attention to medication taboos.


In western medicine, in addition to chemotherapy drugs and contrast agents that can damage the kidneys, commonly used drugs can also, such as antibiotics, including cephalosporins, quinolones (I. e., ofloxacin), sulfonamides, aminoglycosides, etc., of which aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, streptomycin, etc.) are the most toxic; another example is anti-inflammatory and analgesic. Long-term administration often causes renal interstitial lesions, forming "analgesic nephritis.


The kidney injury caused by Chinese herbal medicine is more noteworthy, accounting for 60% of all drug-induced kidney injury. It is mainly drugs containing aristolochic acid, of which aristolochia, cantharides, tripterygium wilfordii, Gelnchia, Shanzigu, Aristolochia manshuriensis, Aristolochia manshuriensis, Aristolochia manshuriensis, Aristolochia manshuriensis, Aristolochia manshuriensis manshuriensis manshuriensis, Aristoloshuriensis manshuriensis, is. The kidney injury caused by Chinese herbal medicine can not only damage the renal tubules, but also lead to renal interstitial lesions.


Eight "no" kidney protection law drug abuse may cause chronic kidney disease


Not abusing drugs. Many painkillers, cold medicines, Chinese herbal medicines, etc. have kidney toxicity. If you take them blindly, you may damage the kidneys unconsciously. Especially long-term use of painkillers, may cause chronic kidney disease.


These pills hurt the kidneys! Not suitable for children


1. Nephrotoxic traditional Chinese medicine and herbal tea of unknown composition. Herbal tea contains a variety of traditional Chinese medicine, parents often do not know its ingredients. In particular, some parents blindly drink herbal tea to their children in summer to relieve heat and reduce fire, which may bring danger. In addition, there are many clinical cases of parents abusing traditional Chinese medicine folk prescription leading to children's renal failure.


2. Antipyretic analgesics such as indomethacin and analgin.


3. Individual antibiotics. The first generation of cephalosporins (cefradine, etc.), renal toxicity, children should be used with caution.