Abstract Title:

[Acyclovir nephrotoxicity].

Abstract Source:

An Med Interna. 1995 Oct;12(10):501-2. PMID: 8519942

Abstract Author(s):

J M Briso-Montiano, E Hernández, E Escudero, A Mendiluce, L Sánchez, V Miyar

Article Affiliation:

Servicio de Nefrología, Hospital Clínico-Universitario, Valladolid.


We are presenting the case of a seventy-six year old male infected with Herpes zoster of the trigeminal nerve. He had no previous nephropathology, but developed acute renal failure following the administration of an intravenous bolus of Acyclovir. The existing literature was reviewed. Possible pathogenic mechanisms are discussed, and precautions against nephrotoxicity are emphasized.

Study Type : Human Study
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Problem Substances : Acyclovir : CK(74) : AC(10)

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