TABLE 6.

Slowing the Progression of Chronic Renal Failure

Lowering intraglomerular hyperfiltration
• Converting enzyme inhibitors (eg, captopril, enalapril, lisinopril)
• Calcium channel blockers (eg, diltiazem)
• Low-protein diets, low-phosphate diet, vegetarian diet
Antioxidants (eg, alpha-tocopherol, acetylcysteine)
Lipid-lowering agents
• Rate-limiting enzyme inhibitors (eg, levostatin, pravastatin)