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nephrotoxic

 [nef´ro-tok″sik]
pertaining to or characterized by nephrotoxicity.

neph·ro·tox·ic

(nef'rō-tok'sik),
1. Pertaining to nephrotoxin; toxic to renal cells.
2. Synonym(s): nephrolytic

nephrotoxic

/neph·ro·tox·ic/ (nef´ro-tok″sik) destructive to kidney cells.

neph·ro·tox·ic

(nef'rō-tok'sik)
1. Pertaining to nephrotoxin; toxic to renal cells.
2. Synonym(s): nephrolytic.

Nephrotoxic

Toxic, or damaging, to the kidney.
Mentioned in: Acute Kidney Failure

nephrotoxic

destructive to kidney cells.

nephrotoxic nephritis
an experimental disease induced by the injection of anti-rat-kidney antibodies. Called also Masugi nephritis.
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Results: Biochemical and histopathological analysis showed significant kidney injury in rabbits exposed to acute nephrotoxic doses of amphotericin B and cyclosporine.
5) AKI may start with problems outside the kidney that compromise organ perfusion such as low blood volume, cardiac output, or blood pressure, or be caused by direct injury of kidney nephrons associated with nephrotoxic drugs, reactive oxygen species, inflammatory factors, or other causes.
Both amikacin and flunixin meglumine are considered nephrotoxic in avian species, but some species are more sensitive to adverse renal effects.
Compound A has been shown to be nephrotoxic in rats (16).
On the part of the physician, close attention to haemodynamic and volume status and avoidance of nephrotoxic medications is important.
The steady state may be reached days after the exposure to nephrotoxic factor.
Categorical variables including dehydration, preexisting renal disease, history of renal surgery, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, nephrotoxic drug Intake, heart failure, previous contrast use, and the osmolarity of the contrast media were presented as counts and percentages and compared with Fisher's exact test.
This article will review our understanding of common nephrotoxic chemotherapeutic agents, and highlight therapies with potential renal implications for a variety of targeted pathways.
2 ) because of the risk of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, these agents are not considered to be nephrotoxic.
Conclusions: This experiment proves that the herbomineral preparations (kushta) of gold which are nephrotoxic in rats may have similar toxic effects in human beings.
Additionally, because chemotherapy may be hepatotoxic or nephrotoxic, baseline liver and renal function tests should almost always be performed.
The nurse should document the use of current and past prescription, and over-the-counter drugs because many drugs have the potential to be nephrotoxic.