Contents

Introduction 153

Drug Toxicity 153

Drug-Induced Nephrotoxicity 154

Therapeutic Options to Prevent and Treat Drug-Induced Nephrotoxicity ... 155

Cisplatin-Induced Nephrotoxicity 156

Nephroprotective Agents 157

Spirulina—A Medicinal Blue-Green Alga 158

Chemical Composition of Spirulina 158

Pharmacology and Toxicology of Spirulina 159

Therapeutic Uses of Spirulina 159

Spirulina as an Antioxidant 159

Protection of Drug-Induced Nephrotoxicity by Spirulina 160

Conclusion 167

Acknowledgment 167

References 167

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