Drug Information

Useful information about drugs frequently used to treat kidney disease is available here. 

Topics included on each page may include:

Drug Class - What type of drug is this?
Mechanism of Action -How does this drug work? What is it for?
Dosage Regimens - When & how should this drug be taken?
Contraindications - What are reasons that the drug should not be taken?
Common Side Effects - What are some common complications one may experience while taking this drug?

Drug Interactions - Negative reactions that could occur when taken with other drugs

Patient Instructions - Important things the patient should know when taking this medication 

Azathioprine

Corticosteroids

Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan®)