Possible role of laxatives in analgesic nephropathy.

Abstract

Eight out of ten of patients with analgesic nephropathy were regular and usually heavy laxative takers compared with 12 out of 200 controls from the general population and four out of 70 patients attending a renal clinic. The finding that regular laxative taking was greatly increased in patients with analgesic nephropathy suggests that this condition may… (More)

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