Condition Improves after Antidote Fomepizole Is Used
The use of fomepizole as an antidote indicates an improvement in renal function in acute kidney injury patients. This drug also made new acute kidney injury cases and deaths decreased significantly.
JAKARTA, KOMPAS — As of 1 Nov., 2022, there were 325 cases of acute kidney injury with 178 deaths. Thanks to the administration of the antidote fomepizole, there have been improvements in the patients’ kidney function.
This was disclosed by Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin in a working meeting with Commission IX of the House of Representatives at the House complex in Senayan, Jakarta, on Wednesday (2/11/2022). A hearing was also held with the head of the Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM), the Indonesian Pediatric Association (IDAI), the Indonesian Pharmaceutical Company Association and the International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group (IPMG).