Acute allergic interstitial nephritis after use of pantoprazole

Ricketson, Jeffrey; Kimel, Gil; Spence, James; Weir, Rene
March 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/3/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 5, p535
Academic Journal
The article reports on the diagnosis of acute interstitial nephritis given to a 57-year-old man suffering from progressive malaise, vomiting, diarrhea, polyuria, polydipsia, fever, nausea and myalgia for two weeks. It reveals that the disease was caused by the patient's utilization of pantoprazole which resulted to renal failure. It presents the different symptoms associated with the disease, including vomiting, fatigue and nausea. Information on the role played by proton pump inhibitors in the development of the disease is also discussed.


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