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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.

What Medicines Can PKD Patients Take for Body Aches

2013-07-31 10:23

What Medicines Can PKD Patients Take for Body AchesWhat medicines can PKD patients take body aches? Most often, Polycystic Kidney Disease patients will experience various body aches in their lifetime, such as headaches, back pain and painful urination. To ease these chronic pain, patients may choose over-the-counter pain medications, some of which are useful but some others don’t work well.

The principle to take medicines for PKD patients

With the progression of PKD, enlarged PKD cysts can cause kidney damage and then a variety of symptoms and complications appear. Generally, the larger cysts are, the more severe patients’ kidney condition. At this situation, correct medications are able to alleviate patients’ discomforts largely, while any incorrect medication may worsen patients’ condition or even cause death.

According to this analysis, the basic principle of using medicines is that the medication won’t be harmful for kidneys. Besides, taking medicines based on the causes is also very necessary, otherwise, they can’t do anything for ache relief.

What medicines can PKD patients take for body aches?

If you have headaches, you may find painkillers don’t work all the time. This is because headache for PKD patients usually occurs as a consequence of high blood pressure or brain aneurysm. If your headache is due to high blood pressure, try to choose a correct anti-hypertensive agents such as ACEI and ARBs.

To treat burning and painful urination, antibiotics may be used, since painful urination can be a sign of urinary tract infections. Therefore, taking an accurate diagnosis is indispensable before taking any medicine.

At last, we would like to talk about back pain, which is most common but difficult to manage, because back pain is commonly associated with large kidney cyst. In this condition, only if large PKD cysts are shrunk successfully, patients can get rid of back pain radically. After tested again and again, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy has been used widely in treating Polycystic Kidney Disease through shrinking all kidney cysts simultaneously.

If you are tormented by body aches caused by PKD, making clear the root cause can guarantee the correctness of the following treatment. Any confusion about today’s topic, welcome to leave a message or send email to

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