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What Medicines are Helpful for Treating Acute Glomerulonephritis

2016-12-01 16:42

What Medicines are Helpful for Treating Acute Glomerulonephritis Timely treatments mean a lot for those patients with Acute Glomerulonephritis since it progresses rapidly in a short time, so take control of acute immune inflammatory reaction should be the first thing to do among those patients.

What medicines are helpful for Treating Acute Glomerulonephritis?

Methylprednisolone

With large dosage, this medicine could quickly stop the further attack of inflammatory response and immunosuppression. Studies taken in recent years reveal that the earlier the treatments are delivered, the better the prognosis will be.

Of course, certain side effects coming from this treatment, for instance, secondary infections, retention of sodium and water, mental disorder, high blood sugar, high blood pressure or congestive heart-failure etc.

Cytoxan

Cytoxan pulse therapy works well for Acute Glomerulonephritis patients. When the patients’ kidney function decline rapidly, the combination of CTX could prevent the occurrence of renal scarring.

Generally, the course of CTX is 6-12 months in most cases. But for those with no remission, his or her treatment of cytoxan could be prolonged to 12 months.

Plasmapheresis

For type I of Acute Glomerulonephritis patients, plasmapheresis works well, especially for those whose disease doesn’t progress to renal failure with oliguria yet. To be more exact, serum creatinine less than 530µmol/L (less than 6mg/dl) responds well to plasma exchange.

Immunoadsorption (IA)

The adoption of immunoadsorption could effectively reduce GBM antibody level in blood serum, and relieve pneumorrhagia rapidly. One thing requires our attention is that when treatments are delivered, adsorption dosage immunoadsorption is adequate enough, and meanwhile, immunosuppression should be combined so as to serve the purpose of no relapse.

Hope those above messages are helpful for you, if you have other questions about kidney disease or want to treat Glomerulonephritis well, you can send email to us, we will try our best to help you.

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