Rifampicin Induced Nephrotic Syndrome: A Case Report
Sumit Arora, Satish Mendonca, Arun Natarajan
Rifampicin, Nephrotic syndrome, Minimal change disease
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Arora S, Mendonca S, Natarajan A. Rifampicin Induced Nephrotic Syndrome: A Case Report. Journal of Medical Academics 2018; 1 (1):72-73.
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Introduction: Rifampicin is a potent antitubercular drug used in the treatment of tuberculosis (TB). It is known to cause nephrotoxicity of which nephrotic syndrome is a less common though well-known manifestation.
Case report: We present a case of rifampicin induced minimal change disease in a patient with HIV and TB who responded completely to the withdrawal of drug alone and did not require any specific therapy for nephrotic syndrome.
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