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Am Fam Physician. 2023;108(3):305-306

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DrugDosageDose formCost*
Finerenone (Kerendia)10 or 20 mg by mouth once daily for four weeks, then continue with 20 mg daily10- and 20-mg tablets$610

Finerenone (Kerendia) is a nonsteroidal, mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist. It is labeled for the treatment of chronic kidney disease in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus to reduce the risk of sustained renal function decline, end-stage renal disease, cardiovascular death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, and hospitalization for heart failure.

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