Which renal findings suggest methamphetamine toxicity?

Updated: Aug 15, 2018
  • Author: John R Richards, MD, FAAEM; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Renal failure associated with amphetamines has been related to the following [54] :

  • Hypoxemia

  • Rhabdomyolysis

  • Necrotizing angiitis

  • Acute interstitial nephritis

  • Cardiovascular shock with subsequent acute tubular necrosis


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