Which medications in the drug class Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are used in the treatment of IgA Nephropathy?

Updated: Feb 15, 2018
  • Author: Sohail Abdul Salim, MD, FASN, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids

Orphan drug indicated for treatment of IgA nephropathy. Used in patients with proteinuria and decreased renal function.

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (Fish oil)

May be of benefit by decreasing mediators of glomerular injury and decreasing platelet aggregation.


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