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What Are Other Treatment Options if Prednisone Does Not Work for FSGS

What Are Other Treatment Options if Prednisone Does Not Work for FSGSSome researches show that about 80% cases of FSGS are steroid resistant. That is to say, steroids do not take effect on some FSGS patients. What are other treatment options if prednisone does not work for FSGS?

Combine prednisone with immunosuppressants

Immunosuppressants such as CsA and Cyclophosphamide are often prescribed with prednisone together to help you suppress kidney inflammation and reduce protein leakage if prednisone does not work. In shot-term, they are helpful, but long-term treatment with those medications has many side effects, such as moon face, weight gain, high blood sugar, bone disease, depression, etc.

Combine Chinese medicine with prednisone and immunosuppressants

As we all know, Chinese medicine are almost herbs. If you can suit the remedy to the case, it seldom has side effects. Besides, Chinese medicine can help you reduce the dosage and side effects of western medicine. And they can also draw out toxins from the blood to reduce their damage to the kidneys and set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing. When treating kidney disease, we recommend Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Medicated Foot Bath, Mai Kang and decoction.

Plasma exchange and immune absorption

Both the two therapies can help you reduce the circulating immune factors so as to reduce kidney inflammation and alleviate proteinuria.

Chinese Medicine

If you have had enough of prednisone and some other western medicine, you can only use Chinese medicine. In Chinese medicine, there are many other kinds besides the referred four above, for example, enema therapy, circle therapy, steam therapy, acupuncture and moxibustion, etc. The combination of them can also help you achieve a good therapeutic effect.

What are other treatment options if prednisone does not work for FSGS patients? Our doctors can help you choose the most suitable treatment plan for free. But the precondition is that you should leave your basic medical condition here to let our doctor have a comprehensive knowledge of your condition.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.







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