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Uremia Summary

Description: A clinical syndrome associated with the retention of renal waste products or uremic toxins in the blood. It is usually the result of RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. Most uremic toxins are end products of protein or nitrogen CATABOLISM, such as UREA or CREATININE. Severe uremia can lead to multiple organ dysfunctions with a constellation of symptoms.

Also Known As: Uremias

Networked: 3874 relevant articles (125 outcomes, 299 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Uremia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Urea (Carbamide) : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 143 results : FDA 6 Generic
  2. Erythropoietin : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 73 results : FDA 1
  3. Creatinine : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 101 results : IBA
  4. Phosphorus : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 55 results : IBA
  5. Conjugated (USP) Estrogens (Premarin) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 10
  6. cinacalcet (Sensipar) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 3
  7. paricalcitol (Zemplar) : 3 outcomes in 11 results : FDA 3
  8. Calcium : 2 outcomes 9 studies in 147 results : IBA
  9. Nitrogen : 2 outcomes 9 studies in 79 results : IBA
  10. Parathyroid Hormone (Parathormone) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 121 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Uremia

  1. Chronic Kidney Failure (Chronic Renal Failure)
  2. Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  3. Renal Insufficiency (Renal Failure)
  4. Inflammation
  5. Anemia
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Key Therapies for Uremia

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  1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 23 outcomes 39 studies in 570 results
  2. Kidney Transplantation : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 121 results
  3. Peritoneal Dialysis : 4 outcomes 13 studies in 128 results
  4. Renal Replacement Therapy (Therapies, Renal Replacement) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 41 results
  5. Nephrectomy : 3 outcomes 13 studies in 139 results
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