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Ruptured achilles tendon. Pain in heels. Prescribed Ace Proxyvon. Safe to take with glomerulonephritis?

helo dr recently i hv et wth an accident wherein i hv completely ruptured my achilles tendon ..its been three months noe n my leg is still plastered...since yday night i am hvng severe pain in my leg in the dr has adviced me to take ace proxyvon..just wanted to kno if its safe for me cos m suffering with glomerulo nephritis since last 5 years...hw many tablets can i take
Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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Nephrologist 's  Response
Thanks for your query.
If you are on active treatment for glomerulonephritis or have an elevated blood creatinine levels or protein or blood in the urine it's better to avoid any NSAID painkillers including ace proxyvon.
There are quite a few pain killers available which are safe for the kidneys.
If you speak to your doctor or a nephrologist they should be able to prescribe you some.
Good luck.
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Urologist Dr. P. T. Patil's  Response
Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.You are known to have Glomerulo Nephritis and met with an accident rupturing your Tendo Achilles.Your Dr has prescribed Tab Ace Proxyvon as a painkiller .Since these drugs are known to be nephrotoxic It is dangerous to take these drugs and may damage your kidney further.Better you take simple drug like Tab Paracetamol as a pain killer.
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