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Can I Take Cough Medicine with IgA Nephropathy

Can I Take Cough Medicine with IgA NephropathySometimes IgA Nephropathy patients complain that they cough frequently. Can I take cough medicine with IgA Nephropathy? Being afraid of renal toxicity of medications, patients can not help asking such a question. Go on reading, you will find the answer.

What causes cough for IgA Nephropathy patients?

Cough is usually caused by bacteria and virus invading into your body. The reason why bacteria and virus can invade into your body is that your immunity is low. Many factors can cause low immunity, such as poor nutrition intake, physical inactivity and overwork. Besides, steroid treatment and immunosuppressant treatment can also weaken immune system.

Apart from low immunity, some medications, such as ACEI can cause dry cough as well.

Can I take cough medicine with IgA Nephropathy?

If your cough is very severe, you can take some cough medicine under the instruction of doctor in case that they have renal toxicity. If it is not very severe, you can take some dietotherapy, such as pear soup, garlic, ginger, date, carrot, etc.

How to prevent cough for IgA Nephropathy?

-In the daily, you should follow a renal-friendly diet, which does not only satisfy the need of body, but also helps you control symptoms. For example, low protein diet reduces protein leakage. High vitamin C food helps you strengthen immune system. And low salt diet helps you control blood pressure and relieve edema.

-Though you feel very weak with IgA Nephropathy, you should not reject exercise. Moderate exercise helps you boost immune system, reduce cholesterol level, control blood pressure, improve appetite, etc. But you should combine exercise with good rest together.

-If it is caused by medications you take, you should talk with your doctor to change the medicine into another. Immunotherapy combines with western medicine and Chinese medicine, which can help you control IgA Nephropathy very well.

Can I take cough medicine with IgA Nephropathy? It depends on your medical condition. For more information, please contact online doctor or leave a message below.

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