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Using drugs safely in Chronic Kidney Disease

Publication date: Friday, 30 September 2011
Contributor(s): Professor Mike Kirby

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects renal drug elimination and other important processes involved in drug disposition, including absorption, drug distribution and non-renal clearance. As a result, the reduced renal excretion of a drug or its metabolites can cause toxicity and the sensitivity to some drugs is increased even if elimination is unimpaired.

Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 1 Number 1 PCCJ Online 2011
Contributor(s): Professor Mike Kirby

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