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What are the side effects of using hormones in patients with kidney disease?

Jan 02, 2018

Western medicine treatment of kidney disease, the doctors often recommend that patients use hormone therapy, do you use it? But hormones can have some side effects. So what are the side effects of hormones on patients with kidney disease? Come and see.

What are the side effects of using hormones in patients with kidney disease?

Nephropathy need to use hormone therapy, then what are the commonly used hormones? Commonly used hormones include the following:



Dexamethasone and so on.

Understand the commonly used hormones in patients with kidney disease, then, hormones will bring side effects of kidney disease patients?

Such as adrenal insufficiency, manifested as full moon face, central obesity, edema, insomnia, hypertension, hyperglycemia, skin thinning, acne, hirsutism;

Induce or aggravate infection, ulcer, hypertension, diabetes, psychosis, glaucoma, epilepsy;

Lead to muscle atrophy, osteoporosis, etc;

Adrenocortical atrophy, fatigue, depression, fever, nausea and vomiting;

Hormone dependence, can not be disabled, otherwise the original disease aggravated, and even adrenal crisis, leading to palpitations, hypotension, hypoglycemia, resulting in coma or shock.

Hormones will bring many side effects to the human body, and hormone therapy of kidney disease easily lead to recurrent illness, patients can use traditional Chinese medicine to treat kidney disease, to avoid the side effects of hormones, but also for the treatment of kidney disease has a great effect.

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