Run Time: 4 minutes
Author: Dr. Jared Scott
- NSAIDS should be prescribed for all patients with kidney stones. This helps to reduce the hyperactivity of your ureter.
- Narcotics work well for treating kidney stone pain. This should be accompanied by NSAIDS for best results.
- Using diuretics or fluid therapy do not significantly treat kidney stones.
- Alpha-blockers, despite currently being used to treat kidney stones, have been shown to have no efficacy or limited efficacy for stones greater than 5 mm.
Link to Podcast: http://medicalminute.madewithopinion.com/meds-for-kidney-stones/