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Can Nephrotic Syndrome Patients Undergoing Dialysis Smoke

2013-10-14 09:43| Font Size A A A

It is well known that smoking is harmful to the health of human body. In the process of combustion, cigarette will produce many harmful substances, and cause serious damage to human body health. However, it’s difficult for a chain smoker to lay aside the habit of smoking. Since it is so, can Nephrotic Syndrome patients undergoing dialysis smoke?

A large number of medical studies show that smoking during medication or treatment can affect the metabolism of nephrotic syndrome drug, influence the effect of the drug, and even make the condition worse. So smoker who can not leave off smoking must stop it during treatment period.

After the nicotine that contains in cigarettes enters human body, it will affect metabolic enzyme system in the liver, speed up or slow down the process of drug metabolism, and result in a loss of effective drug concentrations in the blood.

Nicotine can release vasopressin, so that the metabolites of patients with nephrotic syndrome can not be discharged in time, lead to the accumulation of drug poisoning. In addition, smoking may lead to a loss of many kinds of minerals and essential nutrients which can be used to synthetic vitamin C, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12, and impact on Dialysis process indirectly.

Of course, not all the drugs may significantly affected by smoking. Medical research shows that the drugs significantly affected by the smoking including antipyretic analgesics, narcotic, antiasthmatic, antianginal drugs, antiplatelet drugs, lipid-lowering drugs, antidiabetic drugs, diuretic drugs, antacids drugs, gastric mucosa protection medicine, and birth control pills, etc.

Smoking has a big effect on the incidence and treatment of nephrotic syndrome. So patients during treatment must stop smoking, especially 30min. before dialysis. If they smoke in this period, the plasma concentration will fall to 1/20 of period without smoking.

If you are a smoker who suffering from nephrotic syndrome, you are suggested to try an alternative therapy, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy which is designed to clean waste and offers repair the damaged cells. If you have any questions, please leave a message below, or send an email to and we will give you a reply within 48 hours.

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