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  Monday, 05 August 2013
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How can I treat severe itching in a patient with end-stage renal disease?
10 years ago

Itching in patients on dialysis is challenging. Every patient should of course be optimized in terms of dialysis dose and hyperparathyroidism. We usually begin therapy in this order:

  1. Topical emollients (especially if dry skin is present)
  2. Antihistamines
  3. Low-dose gabapentin (100 to 300 mg given postdialysis)
  4. UV light therapy

Dr. Jordan Weinstein
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