What is included in patient monitoring during treatment for proteinuria?

Updated: Mar 25, 2020
  • Author: Beje Thomas, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Patients may require regular follow-up care by a family physician, general internal medicine specialist, or nephrologist, depending on the cause and setting of proteinuria. Monitoring of the following is required:

  • Proteinuria
  • Presence or absence of other indicators of renal disease
  • Complications of nephrotic syndrome
  • Treatment effectiveness
  • Adverse effects

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