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Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment - New Game Changer Drugs


Episode 266: Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment - New Game Changer Drugs to slow the progression of kidney disease and help you live longer. Dr. Rosansky discusses the latest on CKD treatment and the newest "game changer" medications. Dr. Rosansky, the author of Learn The Facts About Kidney Disease, makes understanding kidney disease and living with CKD much easier.

Commonly used Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE inhibitors) drugs include:
Benazepril (Lotensin), max 80 g
Captopril (Capoten), max 150 mg three times a d
Enalapril/ (Vasotec), 40 mg max
Fosinopril (Monopril),80 mg max
Lisinopril (Zestril and Prinivil),40 mg max
Quinapril (Accupril),80 mg max
Ramipril (Altace),20 mg max

Examples of angiotensin II receptor blockers (Arbs):
Candesartan (Atacand) 32 mg max
Irbesartan (Avapro) 300mg max
Losartan (Cozaar) 100 mg max
Olmesartan (Benicar) 40mg max
Telmisartan (Micardis) 80 mg max
Valsartan (Diovan) 320 mg max

SGLT2 Inhibitors:
Canagliflozin (Invokana®) 100-300mg/d
Dapagliflozin (Farxiga®)5-10 mg/d
Empagliflozin (Jardiance®) 10-25 mg/d

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Learn The Facts About Kidney Disease by Steven Rosansky written for the average reader, offers useful information for patients with very mild Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) to those patients who need to plan for dialysis or kidney transplant. It offers scientifically proven ways to slow progression of Chronic Kidney Disease, including a chapter on a Smart Diet for all Chronic Kidney Disease patients. This diet not only can slow Chronic Kidney Disease progression but can also help patients to live longer and better. It offers the best treatments for the medical problems that can come with a diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease. For most patients this book will alleviate concerns about having Chronic Kidney Disease and for some patients with advanced Chronic Kidney Disease it offers an approach that can delay the start of dialysis for many months or even years in some cases. It explains why low and very low protein diets, promoted by many kidney books for patients, is usually not beneficial and may even be harmful. It provides the latest recommendations for treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease that comes from international kidney doctor organizations. The book is organized in a way that provides information for all patients with Chronic Kidney Disease in the first part of the book and has information in later chapters for patients whose Chronic Kidney Disease has progressed.

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