Dosage Adjustment in Medical Patients with Renal Impairment at Groote Schuur Hospital (Original Articles)

Dosage Adjustment in Medical Patients with Renal Impairment at Groote Schuur Hospital (Original Articles)

Failure to adjust dosing of renally excreted drugs in patients with renal impairment may lead to adverse effects, including nephrotoxicity. The incidence of in-hospital acute kidney injury attributed to drug nephrotoxicity is estimated at 19%.1 Drug-induced nephrotoxicity and adverse effects can be reduced by adjusting the dosing of renally excreted drugs according to the patient’s […]