Drugs that get dialyzed out of circulation?

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    Is there a book or website out there that list which drugs get/don't get dialyzed out? I got busted by pharmacy for holding zyvox IV (because of HD), apparently zyvox doesn't get dialyzed out (according to the pharmacist). Also, are pain meds just as effective during HD?


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    Go to www.ckdinsights.com

    you can print out a copy of the meds "2009 Dialysis of Drugs" or request a book.

    Hope this helps!
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    The book I mentioned above from www.ckdinsights.com , is small enough to slip into your pocket and comes in handy especially when doing acute treatments.
    It fits into a med cabinet easily too.
    I just ordered 10 more for my acute staff since it is the 2009 edition. They are free!
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    Thanks about the little books...free is awesome. I wish pharmacy would tag on mar what to hold for dialysis on the mars! But some mars don't even say don't crush, or don't give w vitamins, take w food, must sit upright for 30min after, etc.

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