There’s a long list of drugs that can damage your kidneys, but the one we have for you lists the top ten kidney-damaging medications divided into categories. Take a look at it:
Vancomycin, sulfonamides, ciprofloxacin and methicillin.
Acetominophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen.
Celecoxib (brand name Celebrex), valdecoxib (brand name Bextra), rofecoxib (brand name Vioxx). These medications are a special type of NSAIDs that were meant to be safer for the stomach, but are damaging your kidneys when taken.
Omeprazole (Prilosec), pantoprazole (Protonix), raberprazol (Rabecid), esomeprazole (Nexium), lansoprazole (Prevacid).
Aciclovyr, tenofovir and indinavir.
High blood pressure medications
Rheumatoid arthritis drugs
Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, infliximab (Remicade).
Bipolar disorder medications
Phenytoin (Dilantin), trimethadione (Tridione).
Mitomycin C, cyclosporine, tacrolimus, interferons, pamidronate, cisplatin, bevacizumab, quinine as well as propylthiouracil which is used to treat overactive thyroid.