The information in these booklets is produced on behalf of and with the kidney community, and that of the UK Kidney Association (formerly The Renal Association) and its partners.
All of our booklets are free to download by selecting them below.
Kidney Care UK, 3 The Windmills, St Mary's Close, Turk Street, Alton, GU34 1EF
(Please note: not all of our booklets are available as printed copies)
Medicines commonly taken by people after a transplant or with an autoimmune disease
Medicines can be used to prevent your body from rejecting a transplanted organ. They can also be used to slow the progression of a disease affecting your kidneys or kidney failure itself in patients with an autoimmune kidney disease. This leaflet is designed to give you more information about these types of medications and some of their possible side effects.Download PDF
Medicines for high blood pressure
High blood pressure is common in people with kidney disease. Most people with high blood pressure will eventually need medicines to treat it. This leaflet is designed to give you more information about your blood pressure medicines and some of their possible side effects.Download PDF
If you have kidney disease, or have had a kidney transplant, there are sometimes problems with buying medicines over the counter (i.e. from pharmacies, supermarkets or garages) to treat minor ailments. This leaflet is designed to give you more information about the medicines that may cause problems.Download PDF