Kidney Health And Painkillers: How Do You Prevent Gruesome Outcomes?

Kidney Health And Painkillers: How Do You Prevent Gruesome Outcomes?

Here are the key dangers and side-effects of inadequate consumption of painkillers, because you should be aware of the related aftermaths

Mariyam UsmaniUpdated: Friday, March 15, 2024, 01:15 PM IST
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Painkillers can increase your pain and health hurdles because long-term consumption of these medicines can devastate kidney health and arouse severe problems.

However, painkillers are not bad for instant relief, but excessive and senseless amounts are no less than a slow poison that can damage the kidneys and invite diabetes, high blood pressure, and other gruesome ailments.

Many people take these pills to reduce pain and inflammation and to find a quick solution without any medical recommendation or prescription, but it's a quite risky practice that can cause complex and critical issues.

Here are the key dangers and side-effects related to the inadequate consumption of painkillers, because you should be aware of the related aftermaths.

Patients Should Avoid Aspirin

Patients who are already coping with kidney problems must avoid aspirin because it incites the flow of blood, resulting in slow organ function.

You can consume alternatives to aspirin, like acetaminophen, but they must be directed by a physician. Even more than 3000 milligrams' of acetaminophen or tylenol can disrupt kidney function. So you have to be sagacious while seeking the panacea to ensure a healthy and wealthy future.

Painkiller Mix Is A Slow Poison

A combination of more than two medicines can harm the moderate function of biological structures.

Ibuprofen and NSAIDs can also damage kidneys, and in worse cases, they can even lead to kidney failure. According to a study, more than 7 doses of NSAID a month can cause catastrophic effects.

Painkillers Are The Major Reason Behind Kidney failure Cases

While the 'National Kidney Foundation' of the US says that, around 3–5 percent of cases are repercussions of painkiller overdose, the Indian population is also on the same path.

A low, minimal intake of painkillers for a short period is easily manageable to keep health on track without messing with organs, but you need to keep checking the expiration date and keep the pills away from children.

Other Side Effects Of Painkillers

It's not just about the kidneys; the painkillers can cause constipation, shortness of breath, bleeding, high blood pressure, fluid retention, nausea, and more. Sometimes, they can also inflame abdominal pain and cause diarrhea.

Adequate consciousness and proper prevention are mandatory to avoid such hazards and to rock with the fittest version of yourself.

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