How is hyperchloremic acidosis prevented?

Updated: Oct 18, 2018
  • Author: Sai-Ching Jim Yeung, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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A variety of drugs can aggravate or cause hyperchloremic acidosis is important.

Drugs that increase GI bicarbonate loss include calcium chloride, magnesium sulfate, and cholestyramine.

Drugs or toxins that can induce pRTA include streptozotocin, lead, mercury, arginine, valproic acid, gentamicin, ifosfamide, and outdated tetracycline.

Drugs or toxins that can cause dRTA include amphotericin B, toluene, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, lithium [12] , and cyclamate.


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