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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 157-160
Use of high-dose prednisolone to overcome rifampicin-induced corticosteroid non-responsiveness in childhood nephrotic syndrome


Department of Pediatric Disciplines, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, India

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H Barman
Department of Pediatric Disciplines, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong - 793 018
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.174198

PMID: 26787586

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Inducing remission in nephrotic children on anti-tubercular therapy is difficult due to the increased metabolism of prednisolone induced by rifampicin. We report a child with nephrotic syndrome treated successfully with an increased dose of steroids without discontinuing anti-tubercular therapy.


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