Systematic evaluation of drugs causing serious nephrotoxicity: preliminary data from the Berlin Case-Control Surveillance Study on Acute Kidney Injury of the Pharmacovigilance-Center FAKOS (PVZ-FAKOS)

Hanife Kurtal, Elisabeth Bronder, Andreas Klimpel, Harm Peters & Edeltraut Garbe
Introduction: The use of nephrotoxic drugs and diagnostic agents has been implicated as a causative factor in a quarter of all cases of acute kidney injury (AKI). The aim is to identify drugs and contrast media causing serious nephrotoxicity using data from the ongoing Berlin Case-Control Surveillance[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]