Commonly Prescribed Drugs
The index below contains links to pages with information on the specific drug. Click on the underlined drug names to go to those pages.
This list of drugs does not include everything you might be taking. It includes many drugs commonly given to kidney patients. The inclusion of a drug on the list is not a recommendation that it should be used. Conversely, the omission of a drug from the list does not suggest that your Doctor should not be prescribing the drug to you.
|Antibiotics used after transplantation||Co-trimoxazole |
|Anti-histamines/Reduce itching||Chlorpheniramine |
|Control Vasculitis||Azathioprine |
|Immuno-suppressants||Azathioprine (post transplant) |
|Increase your blood count (control anaemia)||Ferrous sulphate |
|Lower blood pressure/Antihypertensive||Amlodipine |
Perindopril or Ramipril
|Phosphate binder||Alucaps |
|Reduce acid in your stomach/Antacid||Cimetidine |
|Reduce cholesterol in your blood||Atorvastatin |
|Relieve constipation||Lactulose |
|Thin your blood||Aspirin|
|Various ailments||Drugs you can buy over the counter|
|Vitamin D tablets||Alphacalcidol|
|Water tablets/Diuretics||Bumetanide |
The National Kidney Federation cannot accept responsibility for information provided. The above is for guidance only. Patients are advised to seek further information from their own doctor.