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      Renal Failure Following Gentamicin in Combination with Clindamycin

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      Nephron

      S. Karger AG

      Gentamicin, Clindamycin, Renal failure, Nephrotoxicity

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          Acute renal failure (ARF) occurred concomitantly with the administration of gentamicin in combination with clindamycin in three patients in whom no other known predisposing cause of ARF could be demonstrated. The evidence for combined nephrotoxicity consisted of the temporal relationship between administration of the antibiotics and the development of ARF, and the prompt improvement in renal function upon cessation of therapy. Complete or partial recovery of renal function occurred in all patients. Renal function should be carefully monitored in patients receiving this antibiotic combination.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1976
          1976
          28 November 2008
          : 17
          : 4
          : 307-313
          Affiliations
          Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, the University of Colorado Medical Center, and the Veterans Administration Hospital, Denver, Colo.
          Article
          180735 Nephron 1976;17:307–313
          10.1159/000180735
          951016
          © 1976 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 7
          Categories
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          Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology

          Gentamicin, Clindamycin, Renal failure, Nephrotoxicity

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