How is hypercalcemia treated once volume is restored?

Updated: Oct 03, 2018
  • Author: Mahendra Agraharkar, MD, MBBS, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Once volume is restored, simultaneous administration of loop diuretics blocks Na+ and calcium reabsorption in the TALH. Replacing ongoing sodium, potassium, chloride, and magnesium losses is important if prolonged sodium chloride and loop diuretic therapy is contemplated.


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