Which drugs used to treat opportunistic infections in HIV cause nephrotoxicity?

Updated: May 09, 2018
  • Author: Moro O Salifu, MD, MPH, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Some drugs used to treat opportunistic infections in HIV disease may also cause nephrotoxicity or electrolyte abnormalities (see the image below).

Types of electrolyte abnormalities observed with s Types of electrolyte abnormalities observed with some of the drugs used to treat opportunistic infections in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ARF stands for acute renal failure.

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