Nephrology Associates

Medications

Approved Medications for Kidney Disease Patients

The following "Over-the-counter" medications are APPROVED for your use by your Nephrologist

Fever or Pain
Tylenol 325mg 1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours. DO NOT exceed 6 tablets in a 24-hour period

Cough
Robitussin cough syrup—dose according to product recommendations Mucinex

Cold-conjestion
All Robitussin

Diarrhea
Imodium AD—Dose according to product recommendations (if diarrhea persists more than 48 hours, please notify your physician)

Stool Softener
Surfak 1-2 tablets as needed, maximum of 4 tablets per day

Constipation
Dulcolax tablets or suppositories—dose according to product recommendations (if constipation persists more than 48 hours please notify your physician)

  • Magnesium citrate, Miralax
  • NO FLEET ENEMAS

Allergies
Zyrtec, ClariDn, Benadryl, Allegra

Colonoscopy
Moviprep, Gavilyte-C

Antacid
Tums

Supplement
Nephro-low salt, low potassium, low phosphorous

Medications Not Approved for Kidney Disease Patients

NSAIDS (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)

Prescription

Celebrex
Vioxx
Indocin
Toradol Naproxen
Mobic
Relafen
Lodine
Voltaren
Daypro
Nalfon
Sulindac (Clinoril)
Anaprox
Ansaid
Tolectin
Feldene
Butazolidin
Oruvail
Cataflam

Non Prescription

Motrin
Advil (Ibuprofen)
Aleve
Nuprin
Ketoprofen
Orudis
Medipren

Medication Enrollment Forms

Osteoporosis Medications

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