Regular analgesic intake and the risk of end-stage renal failure.

  title={Regular analgesic intake and the risk of end-stage renal failure.},
  author={Wolfgang Pommer and Elisabeth Bronder and E. Greiser and Uwe Helmert and H. J. Jesdinsky and Andreas Klimpel and Klaus Borner and Martin Molzahn},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  volume={9 5},
The strength of the association between regular analgesic intake (RAI) and end-stage renal failure (EF) has been insufficiently established until now. A case-control study was conducted to estimate the relative risks (RR) of EF after RAI (defined as consumption of 15 or more analgesic doses per month for a continuous period of at least 1 year) for cumulative drug intake, single-ingredient analgesics, combinations, and specific compounds. The case group included all patients with EF undergoing… CONTINUE READING
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