What are the goals of drug treatment for hyperchloremic acidosis?

Updated: Oct 18, 2018
  • Author: Sai-Ching Jim Yeung, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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The goals of pharmacotherapy are to correct the acidosis, to reduce morbidity, and to prevent complications. Alkalinizing agents, electrolytes, diuretics, mineralocorticoids, and vitamin D supplements can be used against acidosis.


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