The kidneys are the organs responsible for filtering our body fluids and thus transforming them into urine, when it is attacked by different chemicals, its function resists and begins to be affected.
Today we will present a list of 10 drugs that affect our kidneys, including antibiotics and analgesics:
1.Antibiotics are the most prescribed by doctors, such as: methicillin, vancomycin, sulfonamides and ciprofloxacin.
2.Acetaminophen-like analgesics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, aspirin, naproxen and those available through prescription.
3.Treatments for osteoratritis such as: cyclooxygenase 2 and celecoxib.
Some of these drugs were withdrawn from the sale because they contain drugs that damage cardiac function. Some of these drugs were modified to be safer for the stomach, but the same risk for our kidneys.
1.They also include medications for heartburn that contain drugs such as: lansoprazole, pantoprazole, omeprazole, rebeprazole, esomeprazole.
2.Antiviral medicines that are used to treat HIV, also prescribed to treat herpes infections.
3.The medicine for blood pressure, such as: captopril.
4.Some medications to treat arthritis, such as: hydroxychloroquine, infliximab, chloroquine, these are also used to treat lupus, malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic erythematosus.
5.Medication like lithium, which is usually prescribed for bipolar disorder.
6.Drugs like: trimethadione, phenytoin, which are applied as anticonvulsants.
7.Chemotherapy treatments such as: pamidronate, interferons, cisplatin.
Ciclosporin, tacrolimus, quinine, bevacizumab, mitomycin C, carboplatin; Also include anti thyroid drugs including propylthiouracil, which is used to treat thyroid disorders.
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