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FSGS Nephrotic Syndrome Not Responding to Steroid and Tacrolimus

Posted: by Dr.Zhao      Time: 2014-10-19 02:59

Topics: Nephrotic Syndrome FSGS FSGS Treatment

Details: I am suffering from FSGS Nephrotic Syndrome, but I don’t respond to steroid and tacrolimus drugs. I am only 28 years old. What should I do?

Expert Answer

FSGS is one common cause of Nephrotic Syndrome especially in adolescence. In order to manage patients’ kidney problem, steroids and immunosuppressants are used commonly, while tacrolimus is one type of immunosuppressants. However, some patients don’t respond to these medications. In view of this, some other medicines or remedies are needed to control patients’ illness condition.

Since FSGS is related to immune disorder and causes kidney scarring, effective treatments for Nephrotic Syndrome due to FSGS should be able to regulate immune system, remove immune complexes and rebuild kidney structure. From this point, you can try Immunotherapy, one combination of western medicine and Chinese medicine.

This therapy uses various blood purification methods and medications to remove immune complexes and prevent further kidney damage effectively. Besides, it also uses oral Chinese medicine, medicated bath, foot bath, and many other therapies to improve kidney function. Generally, after about one or two months, patients can find their FSGS and Nephrotic Syndrome remits obviously.

Before accepting this therapy, you need to tell the doctor online more about your illness condition and it is better to send your test report to Therefore, doctors can give you correct treatment suggestion.

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