nephrotoxic


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nephrotoxic

(ˌnɛfrəʊˈtɒksɪk)
adj
(Medicine) med poisonous or toxic to kidneys
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Adj.1.nephrotoxic - toxic to the kidney
toxic - of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison; "suffering from exposure to toxic substances"
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neph·ro·tox·ic

a. nefrotóxico, que destruye células renales.
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Patients with impaired renal function and/or taking nephrotoxic agents (including NSAIDs) are at increased risk of renal-related adverse reactions.
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Many a time patients are prescribed nephrotoxic medications, which result in permanent renal failure and increased mortality.
Cisplatin being nephrotoxic cannot be used in this patient population.
There are various causes of toxicity among which heavy metals such as Cadmium (Cd) is the most important nephrotoxic substances.
(1) Jha et al., and Prakash et al., which evaluated AKI had shown that nephrotoxic drugs were the most common cause of AKI.
A reduction in urine output =0.5 mL/kg/hr for at least 6 hours within 48 hours of a nephrotoxic event is also considered criteria for PC-AKI; however, this metric was not available for analysis.
Many studies were designed to reveal the underlying mechanism of its ototoxic and nephrotoxic effects.
This can include management options such as specific diets, cautious use of potentially nephrotoxic drugs, and considering the use of kidney supportive drugs and renal protective drugs.
It is important for pharmacists to be involved in the care to monitor patients receiving nephrotoxic agents and explore alternate therapies with less toxicity.