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Can You Suffer Kidney Failure After A Drug Overdose

2015-04-29 11:44

Can You Suffer Kidney Failure After A Drug OverdoseMany factors can make your kidneys lose their ability gradually. Can you suffer kidney failure after a drug overdose? Many people want to know the answer. Go on reading to learn more information.
Drug overdose can cause kidney failure.

When we have some aliments such as infections, headache, cold and fever, over-counter-drugs are often used to help your alleviate body malaise. But some of the medications have renal toxicity, for example:

-Antibiotics: such as gentamicin, cephalosporin and tetracycline.

-Non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs: such as aspirin and ibuprofen.

-Antitumor drug: such as cis-platinum and amethopterin.

-Some Chinese herbal medicine: such as birthwort and akebiaquinata.

-Some other medicines, such as ciclosporin and contraceptive.

When you take those medications, they come into your body. With blood circulation, they flow into your kidneys. If you take such a drug overdose, it is likely for you to impair your kidneys, leading to kidney failure. Therefore, avoid drug abuse.

What should you deal with kidney failure caused by a drug overdose?

-You should stop this medicine immediately that causes your kidney failure.

-It is necessary for you to drink plenty of water, which can increase your urine output. With urine, those renal-toxicity substances can be taken away from your body.

-If it is acute kidney failure, dialysis is needed to lower toxin concentration in the blood so as to prevent further kidney damage.

-If it is chronic kidney disease, you should take some drugs to help your body discharge waste products. In our hospital, there are some Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies to help you revive the damaged kidneys and protect the remaining kidney function, such as Mai Kang Mixture, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Bath, Circle Therapy, Enema Therapy, etc.

Can you suffer kidney failure after a drug overdose? Yes, so you should pay attention to drug intake in the daily. For more information, please leave a message below or send emails to kidneycares@hotmail.com.

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