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Many children with kidney disease may be prescribed drugs that are toxic to the kidneys

Among 1,018 children with newly diagnosed chronic kidney disease and 4,072 children with normal kidney function who were seen at primary care practices, 71% and 50%, respectively, received at least one medication that might be toxic to the kidneys over an average follow-up of 3.3 years. The rate of such prescriptions was 4-times higher in patients with kidney disease than in those without.

Source: Many children with kidney disease may be prescribed drugs that are toxic to the kidneys

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