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
# 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).
Nnaproxen, ibuprofen, aspirin and acetaminophen.
Methicillin, ciprofloxacin, sulfonamides and Vancomycin.
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