There are many drugs that can harm your kidneys. However, today we will present you the top 10 kidney damaging meds divided into categories:


# Chemotherapy drugs

Propylthiouracil, quinine, bevacizumab, cisplatin, pamidronate, interferons, tacrolimus, cyclosporine and Mitomycin C, used in the treatment of overactive thyroid.


Tridione (trimethadione), Dilantin (Phenytoin).

# Bipolar disorder meds


# Rheumatoid arthritis meds

Remicade (infliximab), hydroxychloroquine and  chloroquine.

# High blood pressure meds

Capoten (captopril)

# Antiviral Drugs

Indinavir, tenofovir and aciclovyr.

# Heartburn meds

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

# COX-2 inhibitors

Vioxx (rofecoxib ), Bextra (valdecoxib) Celebrex (Celecoxib). These meds are certain kinds of NSAIDs that are damaging the kidneys (meant to be safer for your stomach).

# Analgesics

Nnaproxen, ibuprofen, aspirin and acetaminophen.

# Antibiotics

Methicillin, ciprofloxacin, sulfonamides and Vancomycin.

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