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Does Sabril cause kidney damage?

Sabril (vigabatrin) does not cause kidney damage, but extra consideration and precautions must be taken if you are taking Sabril and already have kidney disease. Kidney disease may cause the drug to remain in your body longer, which might increase side effects. Vision loss and extreme mood changes are of primary concern. Doctors may conduct tests and change your dose in an attempt to minimize side effects.

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