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To Reduce Proteinuria, You Can Use These Two Kinds of Drugs

2018-05-11 16:56

To Reduce Proteinuria, You Can Use These Two Kinds of DrugsProteinuria can cause kidney damage. To reduce it, you can use these two kinds of drugs.

For kidney patients, medicines to reduce proteinuria are often used. That is mainly because urine protein can obviously affect the development of renal function. In the treatment process, you should select the effective medicine to control your albuminuria.

Before choosing medicine, we should be clear about one thing: what is your 24h urine protein? Doctors usually choose the appropriate drugs according to your protein leakage.

1. 24h urine protein is over 1g.

This belongs to massive proteinuria. After determining the pathological type and specific urinary protein indicators, the drugs are mainly divided into two types:

(1) If you are steroid-sensitive, you can choose glucocorticoid drugs.

Among them, middle-acting steroids include prednisolone, prednisone, methylprednisolone, etc. Long-acting sterids include dexamethasone, betamethasone, etc.

For the use of steroids, attention should be paid to the dosage of drugs. When the effect comes out obviously, medicine can be tapered slowly. Because it should be used for a long period of time, long-acting steroids are suggested.

(2) If you are steroid-resistant, you can combine immunosuppressants.

The commonly used immunosuppressants are cyclophosphamide, cyclosporin a, etc. But during the treatment of immunosuppressants, pay attention to the drug concentration in the blood, prevent infections, and avoid ulcer. Besides, communicate with your doctors.

2. 24h urine protein is 0.5-1g.

At this time, your proteinuria is very mild. As long as you do not have some specific taboo, you can use the following drugs:

(1) ARBs such as priapopril, enalopril, fosinopril, etc.

(2) ACEI, such as valsartan, losartan, irbesartan, etc.

These drugs do not only lower blood pressure, but also lower proteinuria as well as protecting renal function and heart and lung function.

To treat kidney disease, you may have to use a lot of drugs. Pay special attention to those drugs with renal toxicity, such as:

(1) Antibiotics: gentamicin, streptomycin, amikacin, etc.

(2) Some Chinese medicine: lei gong teng, mu tong, cao wu, yi mu cao, cang er zi, etc.

(3) Painkillers: aspirin, naproxen, flurbiprofen, butamine, ibuprofen, etc.

Now you know these two common used drugs to reduce proteinuria. If you would like to know more information, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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