How are stones prevented in nephrolithiasis?

Updated: Jun 21, 2018
  • Author: Chirag N Dave, MD; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Uricosuric agents (eg, allopurinol)

Alkalinizing agents (eg, potassium citrate, sodium bicarbonate): For uric acid and cysteine calculi

Thiazide diuretics- helps treat hypercalcicuria


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