Acute interstitial nephritis is a kidney disorder that happens when the kidneys are unable to filter waste and fluid properly due to inflammation of the kidney.

The Kidneys
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Acute interstitial nephritis can be caused by:

  • Certain medications
    • Antibiotics
    • Anti-ulcer drugs
    • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    • Diuretics
  • Infections such as:
  • Conditions that affect the immune system such as lupus