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International Journal of Nephrology Research

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A (2023)

Drug prescription in kidney disease: Essential knowledge

Author(s):

Ratnapala DUS and Wijesekara HP

Abstract:

Kidney disease is a significant global health burden. Drug-induced renal toxicity contributes to acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease worldwide. Conversely, altered kidney function affects the pharmacokinetics of drugs. Hence, causing drug toxicity. In this review, we discuss prescription of common nephrotoxic drugs in patients with underlying renal impairment, focusing on the pathophysiology of toxicity and preventive strategies available to avoid toxicity.

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International Journal of Nephrology Research
How to cite this article:
Ratnapala DUS and Wijesekara HP. Drug prescription in kidney disease: Essential knowledge. Int. J. Nephrol. Res. 2023;5(1):01-05. DOI: 10.33545/26646692.2023.v5.i1a.5