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Ultrasound showing the left kidney which is echogenic and small

A Case of Severe Uremia in a 26-Year-Old Man

A 26-year-old male patient with chronic kidney disease (CKD) of unknown etiology presented to emergency room with multiple complaints. He has felt unwell for at least 1 month. For the previous 2 weeks, he experienced nausea, vomiting, and profound fatigue. He was told a year ago that dialysis was needed, but he has not received medical…

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Contepo NDA for Complicated UTI Resubmitted

Fosfomycin is a novel, epoxide intravenous antibiotic with a broad spectrum of Gram-negative and Gram-positive activity, including activity against multi-drug resistant (MDR) strains such as extended spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae.

Renal Impairment Labeling Updates for Sofosbuvir-Based HCV Therapies

The FDA has approved updated labeling for Epclusa (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir), Harvoni (ledipasvir/sofosbuvir) and Vosevi (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir) to include updated information regarding treatment of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) who have severe renal impairment including those with end stage renal disease who are on dialysis.

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