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The 3 Common Western Medicines to Control Protein in Urine

2013-12-30 00:49

The 3 Common Western Medicines to Control Protein in UrineProteinuria, which means loss of protein in urine, is a common symptom for kidney disease patients. Because of the kidney damage, the kidneys cant prevent the protein from leaking out into urine. Here are 4 common western medicines for kidney disease patients to control protein in urine.

1. Glucocorticoids

The common glucocorticoids are prednisone, prednisolone and methylprednisolone. They are commonly used in Primary nephrotic syndrome, primary glomerulonephritis, Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis, Part of the secondary glomerular disease such as lupus, purpura, and vasculitis, and allergic interstitial nephritis.

The common bad effects of using these medicines are weight gain, acne, purple lines, secondary hypertension, steroid diabetes, osteoporosis, femoral head necrosis, gastrointestinal bleeding, electrolyte imbalance, mental stimulation, low immunity lead to infection and so on.

For patients who take these medicines should follow the advices of their doctors to keep a proper dosage and gradually reduce the dosage, then keep a little dosage. Patients should not stop the medicines intake by themselves, and they should measure their blood pressure and blood sugar.

There are some patients are forbidden to take these medicines such as fracture, severe hypertension, active ulcer disease, diabetes, trauma and pregnancy.

2. Cyclosporine

This medicine is often used for the anti rejection of the liver, heart and kidney transplant, and cyclosporine can be used with adrenocortical hormone. Besides, it also can be used for immune disease.

Patients should keep a right usage of the medicines before and after the transplant. Besides, there are also some patients cant use this medicine, such as nephrotoxicity and hepatotoxicity, nervous system and gastrointestinal tract reaction, high blood pressure, hirsutism, and children under one years old.

3. Cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil)

This medicine can be used in anti rejection of kidney transplant, and it can be used with cyclosporine and adrenocortical hormone. It is often used in 72 hours before kidney transplant.

The common side effects of the usage of medicines contain:

Gastrointestinal symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea

White blood cells reduce disease

Sepsis

Frequency in urination

Incidence of certain types of infections

Blood uric acid increased

High potassium

Muscle pain or sleepiness

Above are the common 3 western medicines which can control the protein in urine, kidney disease patients should pay attention to the intake of these medicines, they should follow the advices of their doctors firmly. Because the improper intake of these medicines will cause further damage of the body.

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