Effects of combined administration of rapamycin, tolvaptan, and AEZ-131 on the progression of polycystic disease in PCK rats.

Both experimental and clinical studies have suggested that any potential treatment of polycystic kidney disease (PKD) should start early and last for a long time to be effective, with unavoidable side reactions and considerable costs. The aim of the present study was to test how low doses of rapamycin (RAPA; 0.15 mg/kg ip for 4 days/wk), tolvaptan (TOLV; 0… CONTINUE READING