Many medicines may impair kidney function and cause kidney
damage. If you have
chronic kidney disease, your doctor may advise you to
continue to take a medicine but may change how much you take to protect you
from kidney damage.
It is important to talk to your doctor about
all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal products
that you take. Some examples of common medicines that can cause problems
Blood and urine tests can help uncover signs of early kidney disease and monitor the condition.
. Your health care provider will devise a plan, which may include diet changes and medications, to keep your blood pressure as close to normal as possible. Target blood pressure is defined as less than 130/80.
or albumin in the urine. Albumin is the main protein in the blood. When the kidneys become damaged, the holes...