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Kidney damage -- Rifampin

Kidney damage -- Rifampin: Introduction

Kidney damage -- Rifampin: Damage or injury to kidneys caused by a type of antibiotic called rifampin. Mild kidney damage may cause few if any symptoms whereas severe damage can ultimately result in kidney failure. Symptoms may be acute, subacute or chronic depending on the severity of the toxicity. Kidney problems usually only occur with chronic use of the drug. Factors such as age, dehydration and underlying kidney problems may also influence a person's risk of developing kidney problems and the severity of the symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Kidney damage -- Rifampin is available below.

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Treatments for Kidney damage -- Rifampin

  • Removal of toxin from body, monitoring and support of kidney function, dialysis if needed, kidney transplant in severe cases
  • Treatment of kidney damage from rifampin is dependant upon the severity of damage and the degree of spontaneous recovery, as well as the patients' age, pre-existing renal function and coexisting health problems. Treatments include:
    • Removal from further exposure to the causative agent
    • Supportive therapy in the acute phase
      • Fluid and electrolyte management
  • more treatments...»

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  1. Kidney damage -- Rifampin: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
 

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