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What Antibiotics Can Be Used by Nephrotic Syndrome Patients

What Antibiotics Can Be Used by Nephrotic Syndrome PatientsWhen using medicine, Nephrotic Syndrome patients should attach importance, because some of them renal toxicity, which may cause further damage to the kidneys. Antibiotics are the common used medicines for fever, cold and infections. What antibiotics can be used for Nephrotic Syndrome patients?

Antibiotics for Nephrotic Syndrome patients

Nephrotic Syndrome is associated with immune complexes depositing in the kidneys. When you get fever, cold or infection, excessive immune complexes come into being and deposit in the kidneys, triggering the relapse of Nephrotic Syndrome. Antibiotics can kill the bacteria invading into your body so as to reduce their damage to your body.

Amoxicillin, penicillin, cephalosporin, aminoglycosides antibiotics, azithromycin and so on are the common used antibiotics for people. Amoxicillin and penicillin may have more renal toxicity than macrolide antibiotics. When you use those antibiotics, you should reduce their dosage.

If your infections are caused by virus, they can not help you. And if you just want to prevent infections, you should avoid antibiotics, because they may kill the beneficial bacteria in your body so as to lower your immunity and worsen kidney damage.

You should improve immunity so as to prevent infections and the use of antibiotics. 

If you do not want to use antibiotics, you should improve your immunity to fight against infections. In the daily, you should do some gentle exercise, such as walking, jogging, yoga and tai chi to strengthen your immunity. You should also add fresh vegetables and fruits into your diet, which is packed with rich vitamins, which can also boost your immune system. Immunotherapy is also a common used therapy for Nephrotic Syndrome patients to regulate their immune system and improve kidney function. Maybe you can have a try.

What antibiotics can be used for Nephrotic Syndrome patients? You had better talk with your doctor, who can prescribe antibiotics according to your medical condition. Our online doctor can also help you exclude the difficulty and anxiety for free.

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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