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Acute Interstitial Nephritis
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- In adults: drug or medication use
- In children: infection
- Decrease in urine output
- Blood in urine
- Side or loin pain
- Swelling of the body
- Nausea and vomiting
- Loss of appetite
- Aching joints
- Antibiotics to treat infection
- Corticosteroid or cyclophosphamide to treat interstitial nephritis
National Kidney Foundation http://www.kidney.org
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Kidney Foundation of Canada http://www.kidney.ca
Acute interstitial nephritis. DynaMed website. Available at: https://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us. Updated November 10, 2010. Accessed July 12, 2013.
Kodner CM, Kudrimoti A. Diagnosis and management of acute interstitial nephritis. Am Fam Physician. 2003 June 15;67(12):2527-2534. Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0615/p2527.html. Accessed July 12, 2013.
Plakoglannis R, Nogid A: Acute interstitial nephritis associated with coadministration of vancomycin and ceftriaxone: case series and review of the literature. Pharmacotherapy. 2007:27:1456-1461.
Sierra F, Suzrez M, et al. Systematic review: Proton pump inhibitor-associated acute interstitial nephritis. Aliment Pharmaco Ther. 2007:26:545-553.
- Reviewer: Adrienne Carmack, MD; Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 07/2013
- Update Date: 05/11/2013