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Renal toxicity of anti-rheumatic drugs 

Renal toxicity of anti-rheumatic drugs
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Renal toxicity of anti-rheumatic drugs
Author(s):

Sarah Bingham

and Paul Emery

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199579655.003.0148
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date: 08 April 2020

1. Many conventional anti-rheumatic medications are nephrotoxic even in previously normal kidneys.

2. Patients must be monitored closely for toxicity while on these medications.

3. New biological medications have so far been associated with low renal toxicity and this has opened up new therapeutic options in patients with pre-existing renal impairment.

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