• alisonh alisonh
    January 06, 2011
    Can antibiotics cause kidney failure?
    alisonh alisonh
    January 06, 2011

    I have recently been diagnosed with chronic kidney failure stage 3.  My left kidney functon is 25% and the right kidney function is 78%. As a yougster I was on a course of antiobiotics for over 7 years; could this have caused my kidney damage? 

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  • Cindy Cunningham August 08, 2014
    Cindy Cunningham
    January 06, 2011

    Hi Alisonh,

     

    I know it has been a long time since you posted this question, and you did receive an answer from a community member, but I was curious as to whether you found a treatment plan that worked for you.  I would love to hear about it if so.  We do have more information about this question on our site.

     

    Check out:

    Can Antibiotics Cause Kidney Failure

     

    Acute Tubular Necrosis

     

    Hope you are well!

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  • CIG
    CIG
    February 15, 2011
    CIG
    CIG
    January 06, 2011

    According to the Mayo Clinic: "Diseases and conditions that damage the kidneys and may lead to acute kidney failure include:

    • Medications, such as certain chemotherapy drugs, antibiotics and dyes used during imaging tests"

     

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