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12 Methods to Reduce Proteinuria

12 Methods to Reduce Proteinuria
Before kidney disease reaches stage 4, it is important to control proteinuria well. Then how to do it? The follow 12 methods will help you.

1. Glucocorticoids: such as prednisone, methylprednisolone, dexamethasone, etc., have anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects. When you have moderate or severe proteinuria, corticosteroids are often the first choice. However, their side effects are severe, such as moon face, buffalo back, stretch marks and other changes in appearance, as well as increased blood sugar and osteoporosis.

2. Immunosuppressants: for example, Mycophenolate Mofetil, cyclophosphamide, tacrolimus, cyclosporin, and leflumide. They also have many side effects, and are often used when the hormone is not working well.

3. Tripterygium glycoside tablet: the active ingredient extracted from traditional Chinese medicine has the effect of immunosuppression and is also an immunosuppressive agent.

The above 3 kinds of medicines have obvious effect, but they also have a lot of side effects, hence you should use them under the guidance of doctors.

4. ACEI or ARBs: In addition to lowering blood pressure effect, it also has the effect of lowering proteinuria. With long-term use, effect is better. Side effects are manageable, mainly including high potassium and coughing (ARBs generally has no side effects of coughing).

5. Statin lipid-lowering drugs, such as simvastatin and atorvastatin, not only reduce lipids, but also reduce proteinuria.

6. To control blood sugar: Diabetic Nephropathy has become the first major kidney disease, and stable blood sugar is the premise of lowering urinary protein.

7. Cordyceps sinensis preparations: such as zhiling capsule, baling capsule and jinshuibao, can regulate the immune function and prevent colds, and some patients will reduce urinary protein after taking medicine.

8. Chinese patent medicine: such as health capsule, shenyankang capsule and huangkui capsule.

9. Weight loss: obesity can cause kidney overload and increase proteinuria. It's often better than drugs, and it reduces the risk of many other diseases.

10. Low protein diet: too much meat intake can aggravate the leakage of urine protein, and low protein diet can reduce proteinuria,and decrease the risk of renal failure.

11. Low salt diet: high salt intake can cause high sodium, which can lead to high blood pressure. Low salt diet can help control blood pressure and reduce proteinuria.

12. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) : the treatment method based on syndrome differentiation can not only reduce proteinuria, but also reduce the dose and side effects of western medicine and prevent the recurrence of urinary protein.

There are many other ways to reduce proteinuria, but the above 12 methods are much more effective. For more information on proteinuria treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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