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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.

Safe Medicines For Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)

2014-08-12 08:11

Safe Medicines For PKDAre you also seeking for safe medicines for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)? In fact, there is no medicine that is totally safe for people. However, there are some medicines that cause few side effects. Here, I will give you an introduction.

1. Uva ursi

Uva ursi is also called bearberry or rockberry, is an herbal remedy that has been used to help treat urinary tract infections (UTI). When the renal cyst get infected, ureter is easy to be affected. Oppositely, urinary tract infection can spread to the cyst, so medication should draw your attention. There is no official dosage of uva ursi, but for urinary tract infections, 10g of uva ursi leaf is typically used.

2. Garlic

Garlic is not only a flavorful spice used in many dishes, but also an herb that has been used medicinally for thousands of years. Garlic contains antioxidants, which help protect healthy cells from damage caused by free radicals. Is good for control high blood pressure and can help to clean urinary tract. Standard doses of garlic for medicinal purposes include either 2-4g daily of fresh garlic clove, or two 200mg tablets of garlic, three times daily. Ask your doctor if this supplement is safe for you to consume before using it.

3. Dandelion

Dandelion has been used traditionally to help treat kidney disease. It acts as a diuretic, promoting the excretion of wastes from the kidneys. This herb can be consumed as a decoction, tincture or powdered extract. For kidney and diuretic purposes, the leaves are used; a common dose is 500mg of standardized leaf powdered extract, one to three times a day. Before taking dandelion supplements, check with your doctor to make sure it is safe for you to do so.


If you are taking some other medicines, you should tell your doctor in case of some interactions between them. What’s more, Polycystic Kidney Disease is a serious condition and can lead to Kidney Failure if wrongly treated. Therefore, you’d better take a synthetical treatment instead of simply taking medicines. Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Best wishes!

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