nephrotoxicity


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nephrotoxicity

(ˌnɛfrəʊˌtɒkˈsɪsɪtɪ)
n
(Medicine) med the quality of being nephrotoxic
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According to nephrologists from University of Alabama at Birmingham, nephrotoxicity - the poisonous effect of a substance on the kidneys - from designer drugs such as SPICE or K2, which mimic the effects of marijuana but are man-made and cannot be detected in routine drug tests, should be considered when a patient presents with acute kidney injury and no other evident cause.
Saiman said, this practice could result in necrotizing endocarditis, candidemia, nephrotoxicity, ototoxicity, and drug-drug interactions.
Oxidative stress mediated damage is the main character of its nephrotoxicity [2, 3].
Evaluation of nephroprotective activity in cisplatin induced nephrotoxicity (14)
There is evidence to suggest that tenofovir's nephrotoxicity is related to tubular mitochondrial toxicity with abnormal mitochondria having been observed on electron microscopy of tubular cells in renal biopsies of patients on tenofovir.
MicuRx added that its new agent MRX-8 is designed to overcome the limiting nephrotoxicity of current polymyxins.
The adverse effects, such as nephrotoxicity, hepatotoxicity, hypertension and risk of malignancy, are observed in sub-acute and chronic treatment (5).
Objective: To assess the extent of drug induced nephrotoxicity in laboratory animals for determining the role and extent of iatrogenic kidney damage in patients exposed to nephrotoxic drugs in various clinical setups.
Magnesium Prevents Cisplatin-Induced Nephrotoxicity
4 Therefore, end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is not an uncommon sequel to lead-induced nephrotoxicity.
It is known to cause nephrotoxicity as well as some motor and behavioral impairments.
1-3) We investigated the incidence of and risk factors for nephrotoxicity in patients using intravenous (IV) colistin.