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Statins and Chronic Kidney Failure

2014-04-10 09:29

Statins and Chronic Kidney FailureStatins which can help patients with kidney failure lower cholesterol and blood pressure is very common for alleviating kidney failure. Here we will introduce disadvantages and advantages of statins for patients with kidney failure.


1. Delay development of kidney failure

Statins can help patients with kidney failure alleviate high blood pressure, reducing damage to kidney. In this way, development of kidney failure is slowed down.

2. Inhibit cardiovascular problems

High cholesterol level is very easy to cause cardiovascular problems, which can be very life-threatening for patients with kidney failure.

The above two good effects are the most leading good functions of statins for patients with kidney failure.

Disadvantages of statins or side effects of statins.

From the above, we can know that statins can do good to patients with kidney failure to some degree. However, it also can do harm to them because of side effects after taken in the long term, which is as following:

1. Pain in head

2. Sleeping problems

3. Nauseas and vomiting

4. Dizziness

5. Pain in abdomen

6. Constipation or diarrhea

7. Bad memory

8. Mental problems

9. Anxiety

10. High blood sugar

11. Skin problems

These side effects can has many bad effects on patients with kidney failure, thus, patients with kidney failure can take statins in daily life, but remember that long- term taking statins can be harmful to themselves.

Then is there some effective medicines without side effects on patients with kidney failure?

Yes, of course. Chinese herbal medicines have good effects on treating kidney failure by restoring kidney damage and recovering kidney function. What is more, there are almost no side effects with patients. When patients with kidney failure take Chinese herbal medicines for a long time, symptoms like high blood pressure, anemia, swelling and fatigue can get treated very effectively, in addition, kidney function can be under recovery gradually.

In a word, statins should be used to treat kidney failure in a short time, and Chinese herbal medicines are the best option for patients with kidney failure to treat kidney failure.

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