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Acute Kidney Failure Topic Guide

Acute Kidney Failure Acute Kidney Failure: Kidney failure, or the ability of the kidneys to filter water and waste, is caused by prerenal, postrenal, or renal problems with the kidney(s). Symptoms of kidney failure include: Treatment for kidney failure depends upon the cause.

Acute Kidney Failure Topic Guide - Visuals

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Acute Kidney Failure Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

furosemide Furosemide

Furosemide is a loop diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt. This allows the salt to instead be passed in your urine......learn more »

sodium bicarbonate Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium bicarbonate is an antacid that neutralizes stomach acid...learn more »

bumetanide Bumetanide

Bumetanide is a loop diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt, allowing the salt to instead be passed in your urine...learn more »

aspirin (oral) Aspirin (oral)

Aspirin is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »