Uses of silodosin Dosage in general population only for adults  The drug is available in the form of capsules ,with oral mode of administration after the meals,the half life of the drug is around 11-13 hours  Dosage in renal patients Dosage in children and women  Side effects Others include Drug interactions  Brands  Storage and precautions  Conclusion Frequently asked questions


Urine albumin to creatinine ratio Urine albumin excretion rate Microalbuminuria: Macroalbuminuria: Clinical significance  Random microalbumunuria Urine protein-creatinine ratio Temporarily greater protein concentrations in your urine might happen as a result of the following: Physically demanding exercise. Dehydration. Pregnancy. Infection. Stress. 24 hours urine albumin Normal: 0–29 mg per day Slightly raised: 30–300 mg per day Much raised: >300 mg per day FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


OVERVIEW ETIOLOGY EPIDEMIOLOGY TYPES OF ANGIOMYOLIPOMA  Based on cells and tissues, there are three types  Classic (triphasic) AMLs: consist of fat, smooth muscle, and blood vessels. monophasic AMLs: composed of any one type of tissue, such as fat or smooth muscle,  Epithelioid angiomyolipomas: The majority of the cells in these angiomyolipomas line the blood vessels in your kidneys (epithelioid cells). There may be an increased risk of cancer from certain tumors. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS 40% …


1. What is Polyuria ? 2. What are the Symptoms and Signs of Polyuria? 3. What are the causes of Polyuria? The most common cause of polyuria is diabetes mellitus where the blood sugar levels are extremely high due to improper filtering of blood glucose resulting in elimination of larger amounts of glucose in urine  The other causes include  4. How to Diagnose Polyuria? 5. What are the possible complications of polyuria ? 6. What …

Lithium Nephrotoxicity 

1. What is lithium? 2. How does lithium cause negative effects on the kidneys ? 3. What are the side effects of using lithium as a therapeutic drug? 4. What are the signs and symptoms? Polyuria -increased urine output than usual  Polydipsia -increased thirst Nocturia Nausea  Vomiting Lethargy  Tremors  Confusion  Agitation Delirium  Hypertonia Coma Seizures Hypothermia Swelling  Renal insufficiency Dehydration due to increased loss of water through urine  Dry mouth Tachycardia  Hypertension(postural) Hypernatremia  Mood swings  …

Kidney Health testing procedures

1. Urine tests Dipstick urine test  Urine albumin to creatinine (UCAR) Note:If the diabetes is noticed priorly with good maintenance or control it is earlier to have lower values  Blood tests Serum creatinine Estimated Glomerular filtration rate(eGFR) Blood urea nitrogen  Kidney ultrasound  Renal biopsy Frequently asked questions

Kidney health for all

Some of Them include; How Does it All Connected with Kidney health? 1. Government should include emergency plans in managing and detecting non communicable diseases/NCDs and working towards the favor of prevention 2. Should be prepared at all times with emergency kits, food ,water ,medicines and their health records 3. Policy makers should take consideration of integrated and collaborative healthcare policies and schemes that support and prioritize the vulnerable or people at risk. 4. There …

How to take care of the hemodialysis catheter?

The hemodialysis catheters should be taken care to prevent the possible infections and clots formation in the veins and arteries where the access is created Catheter cleaning and safety usage  The following step includes  What happens when the catheter fails to perform well? Treatment What happens if you treat clot or infections early ? Patient role to take care of catheter? Frequently asked questions