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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Will Metformin Cause Kidney Problems

2015-01-21 06:52

Will Metformin Cause Kidney ProblemsMetformin is a common medicine used for diabetes. Will metformin cause kidney problems? Since some patients see some problems such as elevated creatinine, reduction of urine, or foamy urine, they are worried about that the metformin can cause kidney problems.

What is the truth?

There is evidence that metformin damage the kidneys. On the contrary, it can protect the kidneys by lowering blood sugar level. However, the introduction of this medicine saying that people who have renal insufficiency should be cautious about the usage. Why?

The metabolic product of metformin is discharged by the kidney with urine. People who have kidney problems have a relatively long time to excrete this waste, which will delay the curative effect of metformin.

In addition, foamy urine doesn’t always indicate kidney problem. If there are too much sugar in the level, it can can also lead to foamy urine. Persistent and numerous tiny bubbles in urine should draw your concern. You’d better do a urine test to make a diagnosis.

Kidney issue caused by diabetes has a medical term, Diabetic Nephropathy. This problem is more likely to develop into Kidney Failure, which requires dialysis or kidney transplant.

In our hospital, Shijiazhuang Hetaiheng Hospital, we treat kidney disease mainly by traditional Chinese herbs. They have been used for centuries, and most of them come from the nature. Based on them, we innovated Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy.

The medicines are micronized and soaked with medical fluid. With osmotic device, the effective ingredients can permeate into kidney lesions directly. They have the function expanding blood vessels, reduce inflammation and degrade extracellular. Therefore, it can improve blood circulations and repair damaged renal tissues, which is to protect and enhance renal function. That is to treat kidney disease from the root. If you are interested in our therapy, please leave a message below or email to

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