Many medicines can cause kidney damage. Yes, it’s true that medication save and improve lives, however it can be overlooked their risks and side effects.
Antibiotics – Vancomycin, sulfonamides, ciprofloxacin and methicillin.
Analgesics – Acetominophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen.
COX-2 inhibitors – Celecoxib (brand name Celebrex), valdecoxib (brand name Bextra), rofecoxib (brand name Vioxx). These medications are a special type of NSAIDs that were meant to be safer for the stomach, but are damaging your kidneys when taken.
Heartburn medications – Omeprazole (Prilosec), pantoprazole (Protonix), raberprazol (Rabecid), esomeprazole (Nexium), lansoprazole (Prevacid).