There are several types of medications that are common to prescribe when patients have CKD. These medications come in several classes that are listed and described in detail below.

High Blood Pressure Medication: Blood Pressure control is important to slow the progression of kidney disease

ACE inhibitors and ARBs: These lower BP by relaxing your blood vessels so the heart doesn’t overwork itself. They particularly benefit diabetics and help lower mortality rates for people with heart failure.

Beta Blocker: These slow the heart down and can lower blood pressure. Proven to lower mortality rates.

Calcium channel blockers

Phosphate blockers

Sodium bicarbonate tablets

Iron pills

  • High Blood Pressure Medication: Blood Pressure control is important to slow the progression of kidney disease
  • ACE inhibitors and ARBs: These lower BP by relaxing your blood vessels so the heart doesn’t overwork itself. They particularly benefit diabetics and help lower mortality rates for people with heart failure.
  • Beta Blocker: These slow the heart down and can lower blood pressure. Proven to lower mortality rates.
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Phosphate blockers
  • Sodium bicarbonate tablets
  • Iron pills