AIN care depends on the cause. For example, if medicine you take is harming your kidneys, your doctor will make changes. Care also helps other symptoms such as a rash or fever. AIN care may also involve:
Antibiotics for bacterial infection
Corticosteroids to reduce inflammation
—a machine works for your kidneys by filtering your blood
To help lower your chances of AIN, don’t take medicines you know cause kidney problems. Your doctor will find other medicines to help you.
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