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Treatments for Mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type 1

Treatment List for Mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type 1

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type 1 includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Treatment of mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis is dependant upon the severity of renal impairment, as well as the age and comorbidities of the patient. Treatments include:
    • Corticosteroids and immunosuppressants - may have a role in autoimmune disease
    • Antihypertensives - for management of high blood pressure, both in the acute and chronic phase
    • Fluid restriction - for significant oedema
    • Diuretics - for fluid overload
    • Avoidance of medications that may contribute to further renal damage - NSAID's, IV contrast
    • Renal dialysis - may be required for acute severe renal failure, or chronic renal failure
    • Dietary management depending on the severity of renal impairment
      • Protein management - depends on the amount of protein lost in the urine and the degree of renal failure
      • Salt and water restriction as necessary to manage fluid overload
      • Phosphate restriction
      • Potassium restriction as necessary
    • Management of chronic renal failure as required
      • Erythropoietin agonists - for management of anaemia associated with chronic renal failure
      • Phosphate binders - for management of hyperphosphatemia in chronic renal failure
      • Calcium supplements - for hypocalcaemia associated with chronic renal failure
      • Calcitriol and other Vitamin D supplements - for hypocalcaemia and hyperparathyroidism associated with chronic renal failure
      • Sodium bicarbonate - for acid-base disturbance
      • Renal dialysis - used when there are manifestations of uraemia and the GFR is < 10mL/min
      • Renal transplantation

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