Sulfonamides, sulfadiazine, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, pentamidine, pyrimethamine, dapsone, quinolones

  • Gabriel N. Contreras
  • Cristiane Mocelin Carvalho
  • Jorge M. Diego
  • Decio Carvalho
  • Isabel Espinal

Anumber of drugs of miscellaneous class are capable of producing various degrees of renal damage and will be reviewed in this Chapter. Some have been used extensively in the past for the treatment of general infections (sulfonamides), others have had specific indications (pentamidine, dapsone), and others such as quinolones are of more recent application. Many of these, however, are of current interest because of their use in treating the complications occurring in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).


Acute Renal Failure Acute Kidney Injury Visceral Leishmaniasis Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Interstitial Nephritis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriel N. Contreras
    • 1
  • Cristiane Mocelin Carvalho
    • 1
  • Jorge M. Diego
    • 1
  • Decio Carvalho
    • 1
  • Isabel Espinal
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of NephrologyUniversity of Miami, Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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