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12 Cards in this Set

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Drug Induced causes of kidney diseases
ACEI, ARB, COX2, diuretics, NSAIDS
Creatinine Clearance equation
Multiply by 0.85 for females
Blood tests for kidney diseases
Elevated: BUN, SCr, Potassium, Phosphorus
Decreased: Calcium, Bicarbonate
Kidney failure drug therapy
Loop Diuretics
Thiazides - not <30 except metolazone
Metabolic acidosis
Serum Bicarbonate <20-22
Increased anion gap Na - (Cl + HCO3)
Progressive kidney disease drug therapy
Anemia of Kidney disease
Epoeitin alfa (Epogen, Procrit) or Darbepoetin alfa (Aranesp)
Epoetin MOA
stimulates division and differentiation of erythroid progenitor cells
Epoetin Adverse events
HTN, Red blood cell aplasia, Polycythemia, thrombocytosis
Secondary hyperparathyroid and assoiciated metabolic abnormalities of renal failure treatment
Phosphate Binding Agents
Phosphate Binding agents
Calcium carbonate (TUMS), Calcium acetate (PhosLo), Sevelamer (Renagel)
Phosphate Binding Agents MOA
Comines with phosphate in GI tract to form an insoluble complex