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.
These are the following list of drugs that cause kidney damage, but the one we have for you lists the top ten kidney-damaging medications divided into categories. Take a look at it:
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).
Antiviral drugs – Aciclovyr, tenofovir and indinavir.