Reduction of Urinary Oxalate Excretion during Chronic Thiazide Therapy
Thiazide diuretics are effective in preventing calcific renal calculi1,2. Although the initial rationale for the use of these agents in stone prevention was based on their now well-known hypocalciuric action, it is possible that other thiazide-induced changes in the composition of the urine are of equal or greater importance.
KeywordsCalcium Oxalate Urine Oxalate Intestinal Calcium Absorption Oxalate Excretion Urine Oxalate Excretion
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- 4.W. G. Robertson, M. Peacock, and B. E. C. Nordin, in: “Urolithiasis, Physical Aspects,” B. Finlayson, L. L. Hench and L. H. Smith, eds., National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C. (1972).Google Scholar