nephrotoxicity


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nephrotoxicity

(ˌnɛfrəʊˌtɒkˈsɪsɪtɪ)
n
(Medicine) med the quality of being nephrotoxic
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Its use was then abandoned for a period owing to serious side-effects such as nephrotoxicity and neurotoxicity; however, it then became popular again withthe emergence of life-threatening MDR Gram-negative infections.
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The risk for nephrotoxicity may increase when ENVARSUS XR is concomitantly administered with CYP3A inhibitors (by increasing tacrolimus whole blood concentrations) or drugs associated with nephrotoxicity.
In addition, patient-specific RPC can be useful for screening of new drug compounds, developing disease-modifying assays, as well as for evaluation of drug toxicity, with particular regard to nephrotoxicity.
Careful consideration of contrast reactions and contrast-induced nephrotoxicity among select patients will minimize complications related to contrast use.
We considered that lead-associated nephrotoxicity must be interpreted in the context of systems biology, rather than as sole and isolated damage to the kidney," Chung says.
Rationale: Renal damage caused by therapeutic treatment with CsA has been previously documented; however, the exact mechanism by which this drug causes nephrotoxicity has yet to be clarified.
The polymyxin group of antibiotics was discovered in the 1940s, [9,10] but their popularity soon faded due to reports of nephrotoxicity and the availability of safer antibiotics in the 1970s.
His areas of interest include chronic kidney disease, nephrotoxicity, and inflammatory/auto-immune diseases.
Nephrotoxicity is important side effects of drugs that are responsible for acute renal failure in a significant number of people are taking this medication.
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.