Kidneys Health Topics

Featured Conditions and Diseases
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is a condition that causes cysts to grow in the kidneys. This eMedTV page explains the gene mutation that causes this disease, and also discusses symptoms and treatment options.
Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease is a rare and often fatal condition. This page from the eMedTV library describes this condition with detail, including information on symptoms, treatment options, diagnosis, and more.
Polycystic kidney disease is an illness that causes fluid-filled cysts to develop in the kidneys. As this eMedTV resource explains, it can lead to kidney failure. This page provides information on causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
Featured Medications
Azasan is prescribed to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant and to treat rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this medication, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
CellCept is prescribed for the prevention of organ rejection after a liver, heart, or kidney transplant. This eMedTV segment features a detailed overview of this medicine, including how it works, available forms, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
Epogen is a prescription drug used to treat anemia due to chemotherapy, renal failure, or zidovudine. This eMedTV Web page discusses in detail other Epogen uses, explains how the medication works, and offers general dosing information.
Everolimus is a drug prescribed to prevent organ rejection and to treat certain cancers and tumors. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medication, with details on dosing guidelines, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
Inlyta is a prescription drug used to slow down the progression of advanced kidney cancer. This eMedTV segment contains an in-depth look at this medication, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
Mycophenolate helps prevent organ rejection following a heart, liver, or kidney transplant. This eMedTV segment gives a complete overview of this immunosuppressant, including the available forms and strengths, dosing guidelines, and side effects.
Myfortic is an immunosuppressant designed to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant. This eMedTV Web article offers more details on this prescription medicine, with information on side effects, dosing, safety precautions, and more.
Neoral is a medicine prescribed for the treatment of psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV resource gives a detailed overview of this altered form of cyclosporine, including other approved uses, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
Nexavar is a prescription drug used to treat liver, kidney, or thyroid cancer. This eMedTV resource provides a complete overview of this medicine, with details on specific uses, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
NULOJIX is used to prevent organ rejection in people who have received a kidney transplant. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, with details on dosing guidelines, how it works, side effects, and more.
Omontys is a prescription drug used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney disease. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this medication, including how it works, how it is given, possible side effects, and more.
Orthoclone OKT3 is prescribed to treat organ rejection after a liver, heart, or kidney transplant. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this medicine, including how it works to suppress the immune system, how it is given, and possible side effects.
Prograf is prescribed for the prevention of organ rejection after a heart, kidney, or liver transplant. This eMedTV Web page presents a detailed overview of this immunosuppressant medicine, including how it works, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
People who have had a kidney transplant may be prescribed Rapamune. This part of the eMedTV site gives a complete overview of this medication, with details on available strengths, potential side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
Simulect is a prescription drug used to prevent organ rejection after a kidney transplant. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this medicine, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, side effects, and more.
Available by prescription, Torisel is a drug used to slow down the progression of advanced kidney cancer. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medicine, including how it works, general dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
Votrient is a drug licensed to slow down the progression of certain types of cancer. This eMedTV Web page provides a complete overview of this product, with details on how it works, potential side effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
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