TOP TEN DRUGS THAT CAUSE KIDNEY DAMAGE: PLEASE SHARE FOR INFORMATION

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    There’s a long list of drugs that can damage your kidneys, but the one we have for you lists the top ten kidney-damaging medications divided into categories. Take a look at it:

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    Antibiotics

    Vancomycin, sulfonamides, ciprofloxacin and methicillin.

     

    Analgesics

    Acetominophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen.

     

    COX-2 inhibitors

    Celecoxib (brand name Celebrex), valdecoxib (brand name Bextra), rofecoxib (brand name Vioxx). These medications are a special type of NSAIDs that were meant to be safer for the stomach, but are damaging your kidneys when taken.

     

    Heartburn medications

    Omeprazole (Prilosec), pantoprazole (Protonix), raberprazol (Rabecid), esomeprazole (Nexium), lansoprazole (Prevacid).

     

    Antiviral drugs

    Aciclovyr, tenofovir and indinavir.

     

    High blood pressure medications

    Captopril (Capoten).

     

    Rheumatoid arthritis drugs

    Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, infliximab (Remicade).

     

    Bipolar disorder medications

    Lithium.

     

    Anticonvulsants

    Phenytoin (Dilantin), trimethadione (Tridione).

     

    Chemotherapy drugs

    Mitomycin C, cyclosporine, tacrolimus, interferons, pamidronate, cisplatin, bevacizumab, quinine as well as propylthiouracil which is used to treat overactive thyroi

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