Table 1.

Patient characteristicsa

PatientGenderAge (yr)Etiology of Nephrotic Syndrome24-Hour Protein Excretion (g)Concomitant MedicationsConcomitant Diagnoses
aASA, acetylsalicylic acid; HTN, hypertension; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CHF, congestive heart failure; DM, diabetes mellitus; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus.
1F57Idiopathic3.5Furosemide, fluvastatin, albuterol, nifedipine, beclomethasone, fosinopril, ipratropium, ASA, isosorbide dinitrate, and theophyllineHTN, COPD, osteoarthritis, sinusitis
2F56Membranous glomerulonephritis10.7Bumetanide, warfarin, and isradipineRenal and pulmonary embolism, HTN, CHF
3M57Focal glomerulosclerosis7.2Terazosin, lovastatin, theophylline, glypizide, famotidine, and losartanType 2 DM, HTN, asthma
4F24Idiopathic9.8FurosemideHTN, eclampsia
5M37Lupus nephritis7.2Cyclophosphamide, prednisone, lisinopril, and hydroxychloroquineSLE, HTN
6M48Diabetic nephropathy15.2Furosemide, spironolactone, lisinopril, insulin, and metolazoneType 2 DM, HTN
7M38Diabetic nephropathy6.8Lisinopril, cisapride, furosemide, insulin, and felodipineType 1 DM