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Effects of Prednisone for Nephrotic Syndrome in Children

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2014-08-29 17:42

Effects of Prednisone for Nephrotic Syndrome in ChildrenNephrotic Syndrome is caused by various reasons and characterized by increased glomerular permeability and reduced GFR (Glomerular Filtration Rate). In order to control and relieve children’ disease condition,it is necessary for patients to take some medicine to delay or limit the exacerbation of kidney disease. This article will offer you more details about kidney disease and some common medicine,hoping this can help you take good care of yourself. More question you can contact ONLINE DOCTOR to get the information directly and quickly for free.

Nephrotic Syndrome of Children is more common in boy than in girl. And low immunity makes children be easy to suffer from renal lesions. Besides,the leakage of protein will also worsen their disease condition. And then due to the renal injury,children will have edema,proteinuria,HLP (hyperlipidaemia) and so on.

Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressant drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases (such as moderate allergic reactions) and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects.

It can fight inflammation and hypersensitization,inhibit the hyperplasia of connective tissue and reduce the permeability of capillary wall and cytomembrane. Besides,it also plays an important role in relieve the water-sodium retention and has less side effects compared with cortisone. So it is commonly used to ease kidney disease patients’ condition.

But it is not perfect. It will suppress the immune system, it leaves patients more susceptible to infections. For children with Nephrotic Syndrome,this is very dangerous for them to delay the exacerbation of renal injury. So some conservative treatments may be more suitable for children’s disease condition. If you are interested in innovative TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine),we are glad to offer more details about it.

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