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January 8, 1968

Nephropathy Associated With Methicillin Therapy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, and Palo Alto (Calif) Medical Research Foundation.

JAMA. 1968;203(2):103-105. doi:10.1001/jama.1968.03140020031008

Nephropathy with hematuria occurred in three patients who were receiving methicillin sodium. Clinical and laboratory evidence of the drug reaction disappeared when methicillin was discontinued. Alertness to the role of methicillin in this reaction and the reversibility of the process are emphasized.