Kidney nontumor
Other drug related toxicity
Oxycodone nephropathy

Topic Completed: 3 September 2012

Minor changes: 12 March 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Oxycodone nephropathy

Nikhil Sangle, M.D.
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Cite this page: Sangle N. Oxycodone nephropathy. website. Accessed May 29th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Intravenous injection of suppositories containing oxycodone may cause granulomatous glomerulonephritis and subsequent renal failure (Hum Pathol 1998;29:1246)
  • May also cause widespread tubulointerstitial involvement, with fibrillar deposits in glomeruli and tubular basement membranes (Hum Pathol 2002;33:783)
Clinical features
Positive stains
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