Nephrotoxicity of Select Rheumatologic Drugs

Tyler Woodell, Rupali S. Avasare

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Several drugs commonly used in the management of rheumatic diseases may lead to nephrotoxicity, electrolyte disturbances, and hypertension. Here the authors focus on nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, uric-acid-lowering therapy, and commonly used immunosuppressant therapies. The authors include a drug dosing table for patients with kidney disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)605-617
Number of pages13
JournalRheumatic Disease Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 2018


  • Drug dosing in chronic kidney disease
  • Drug dosing in hemodialysis
  • Drug-induced electrolyte disorders
  • Drug-induced nephrotoxicity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology


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