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lasix and hypercalcemia

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Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Inc calcium in urine: To help excrete more calcium in the urine, although generally hydration alone is sufficient.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
34 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Several: It could be increased usage of some medications like ca, vit d supplements, diuretics like hydrochlorothiazide. It can also be seen in some cancers ... Read More
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Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face
32 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Causes of Hypercal: Causes are divided into outpatients and in patients. In Outpatients the most common cause is Hyperparathyroidism. In inpatients, the most common caus ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Diuretics: Are known to precipitate gouty attacks....
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
18 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes..: Lasix (furosemide) can elevate uric acid levels causing gout.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Lasix (furosemide): You don't have to taper lasix (furosemide).
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Hamner
43 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Any calcium product taken in large amounts can increase calcium levels in susceptible people. Pyruvate is the major component of calcium pyruvate. Lar ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
Yes and no: Typically Lasix (furosemide) more often can cause hyponatremia but theoretically if you did not drink any fluids and you became overly dehydrated by s ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shin Beh
Dr. Shin Beh answered
9 years experience Neurology
Na channel block: Ca blocks sodium channels and inhibits depolarization of neuromuscular fibers, increased calcium elevates the threshold for depolarization.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing directly: That would be a separate problem and can be caused by many things - hyperparathyroidism being the most common. Others include the use of thiazides (a ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haynes
37 years experience Endocrinology
Enzyme activation: Hypercalcemia appears to cause pancreatitis through two mechanisms. These are: 1. Decreased secretion of digestive enzymes into the gut so that the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possibly: Lasix (furosemide) is a drug meant to remove excess fluid and sodium from the body. If too much is taken, or intake drops substantially it can cause d ... Read More
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