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Gabapentin and Kidney Function Changes

Gabapentin and Kidney Function Changes

This elderly patient had been on a dose of (Neurontin) gabapentin 600 mg three times daily for peripheral neuropathy. Over time, the patient’s kidney function had been declining and was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Family had begun to notice that the...
Hydrochlorothiazide and Elevated Uric Acid

Hydrochlorothiazide and Elevated Uric Acid

A patient was being treated for hypertension, with significantly elevated systolic blood pressure. Systolic blood pressures(BP) were running in the 150-160 range. Hydrochlorothiazide was the drug that was chosen to help treat the elevated BP. The dosing was 25 mg...