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Nephrotic Syndrome: You Can Be Cured Quickly With Such A Treatment

2018-04-14 03:45

Nephrotic Syndrome: You Can Be Cured Quickly With Such A TreatmentNephrotic Syndrome can be caused by a variety of causes, which can result in kidney damage and impaired renal function so that your body can not secrete metabolic products, regulate fluid, electrolytes and pH as well as secreting endocrine active substances, etc. Its clinical manifestations include nausea, weakness, anemia, swelling, impaired renal function, etc. What kind of treatment can help you have a quick recovery? Read on to learn more information.

1. Western medicine

(1) If you have severe swelling and hypoproteinemia, you should stay in bed to have a good rest. Once swelling fades away and your medical conditions turn well, you can get up and take part in activities.

With swelling, low salt diet less than 3g/d is recommended. To alleviate hyperlipidemia, diet rich in saturated fat acid should be lessened. Besides, eat more foods high in unsaturated fat, such as fish oil and soluble fiber such as bean.

(2) Corticosteroid

Corticosteroid is used in kidney disease, mainly for its anti-inflammatory effect.

Using principle is that:

①start with a full dosage. The commonly used drug is prednisone. Take it for 8 weeks. If necessary, to prolong its intake to 12 weeks.

②taper gradually. After a full dosage treatment for 2-3 weeks, 10% of the original dosage should be reduced every 2 – 3 weeks. When it is reduced to 20 mg/d, it is likely for you to get relapse, so it should be reduced more slowly.

③long-term maintenance. At last, the minimum effective dose is maintained for several months to six months. Steroids can be taken once every two days or several times in a day during the maintenance period to reduce their side effects.

Long-term application of steroids can cause infections, diabetes, osteoporosis and other side effects. In some few cases, it can even cause aseptic ischemic necrosis of femoral head, thereby you need to strengthen the monitoring.

Nephrotic Syndrome: You Can Be Cured Quickly With Such A Treatment

(3)Cytotoxic drug

If you are steroid-dependant, steroid-resistant or get relapsed frequently, you can use this kind of medicine. But they usually have gonad toxicity and liver toxicity. Large dosage can trigger tumor. Therefore, it should be carefully controlled in the treatment course.

(4)Immunosuppressants

Immunosuppressants have been commonly used in combination with glucocorticoid to treat Nephrotic Syndrome of different pathological types. In recent years, patients who can not use steroids or are steroid-resistant are also recommended to use immunosuppressants only, such as FSGS, Membranous Nephropathy, Minimal Change Disease, etc.

 

Nephrotic Syndrome: You Can Be Cured Quickly With Such A Treatment

2. Chinese medicine

It can help protect residual renal function and slow down the progression to kidney failure. Therapies such as oral Chinese medicine, Steam Therapy, Navel Therapy, Enema Therapy, Medicated Bath, Foot Bath and other external therapies have been proved to have remarkable effect in improving renal function.

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