Kidney stones

Top Medications for Kidney stones according to our users

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All Medications for Kidney stones

  • Antigout > Xanthine oxidase inhibitor

  • Antihypertensive > Alpha blocker

Alpha blocker

  • Flomax
    Prescription only

    Flomax (Tamsulosin) is a first-choice treatment for enlarged prostate, and it's available as a generic. However, it can cause changes in your sex drive and can take a while to kick in.

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    • Pill

Medication side effects for Kidney stones

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Tips, success stories, and coping strategies for Kidney stones

What tip would you give someone like me who was just diagnosed?

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What’s your best coping strategy?
  • Once removed, push fluids. 2-3 liters of water a day.
Besides medications, what else has worked for you?
  • My annually occurring stones were majority calcium oxalate composition. About two years ago, my physician recommended daily 100mg dose of vitamin B-6 and I've not had a stone since.
  • Fluids. Drinking 2-3 liters of water a day seems to be a non-pharma preventative.